Definition of Torans

1. toran [n] - See also: toran

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Torans

toquet
toquets
toqui
toquilla
toquillas
toquis
tor
tora
torace
torahs
toral
toralizumab
toran
torana
toranas
torans (current term)
toras
torat
torbanite
torbanites
torbernite
torbernites
torbie
torbies
torc
torcetrapib
torch
torch race
torch runner
torch runners

Literary usage of Torans

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Stûpa of Bharhut: A Buddhist Monument Ornamented with Numerous by Alexander Cunningham (1879)
"In the wedding torans the ornaments placed on the top are birds and flowers.'1 In the religious torans the ornaments would appear to have been confined to ..."

2. A History of Architecture in All Countries from the Earliest Times to the by James Fergusson (1876)
"The ago of the torans is more easily ascertained. ... All these four gateways, or torans as they are properly called, were covered with the most elaborate ..."

3. History of Indian and Eastern Architecture by James Fergusson (1899)
"The age of the torans is more easily ascertained. ... All these four gateways, or torans as they are properly called, were covered with the mcst elaborate ..."

4. A History of Architecture in All Countries: From the Earliest Times to the by James Fergusson (1876)
"All these four gateways, or torans as they are properly called, were covered with the most elaborate sculptures both in front and rear—wherever, in fact, ..."

5. Scenes from Every Land: Picturing the People, Natural Phenomena and Animal by Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor (1912)
"This tope (mound) is believed to have been erected two centuries before Christ, its carved rail and torans probably later. Three of the gateways remain in ..."

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