noun, plural to·ri·i.
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All the beautiful gateways or torii, as they are called, are works of art.The Critic in the Orient|George Hamlin Fitch
In one spot there was a stack of torii lying on their sides.The Foundations of Japan|J.W. Robertson Scott
In subject and in manner, it is the Torii tradition that he carries on.Chats on Japanese Prints|Arthur Davison Ficke
The pai-lou, like the Japanese torii, derives its origin from the toran of Indian stupas.
Then the temple attendants brushed with brooms the mosses of the pavement about the Torii, and the gates were closed.An Artist's Letters From Japan|John La Farge