Definition of Torana

1. toran [n -S] - See also: toran



Torana Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Torana

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

Literary usage of Torana

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1. Writings and Speeches by Vishwanath Narayan Mandlik (1896)
"Thereafter all persons should pass through a torana* constructed on the north ... in the * torana is an arch prepared with the branches of trees, &c., ..."

2. Archaeological Survey of Western India by Archaeological Survey of India (1874)
"4J in. high, with a Buddhist-rail cornice, supporting the garbha or dome on which stands the torana or capital consisting of a square block, representing a ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"TOK AN, the name in Hindustani (Skr. torana, from tor, pass) of a sacred or honorific gateway in Buddhist architecture. Its typical form is a projecting ..."

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