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torii

torii at Nikko, Japan
A monumental, freestanding gateway to a Shinto shrine, consisting of two pillars with a straight crosspiece at the top and lintel above it, usually curving upward.
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Torii said there may also be opportunities to expand in the fast-growing African market, adding the drinks company will aim to boost sales in the region by utilizing existing operation bases of France-based citrus drink maker Orangina Schweppes Group, which the Suntory group purchased in 2009.
Local residents in Oceanside, Oregon, found what appears to be the top of a torii, a kind of traditional gate usually found at shinto shrines, on March 22 according to Chris Havel, a spokesperson at the Oregon Department of Parks and Recreation.
The wood - small beams and other structural timbers - could be debris from buildings in Japan destroyed in the March 2011 tsunami, but they do not appear to be related to the torii found near Oceanside, the department said Thursday.
Sameh explained that Torii is Japanese for 'gateway' and provided the restaurants tagline: "the gateway to sushi and self-discovery".
No-one is allowed to land in front of the sacred Torii and so we proceeded to the next bay.
Senior Executive Vice President Shingo Torii is expected to become one of the two co-chairs of the Kansai Association of Corporate Executives next year, sources familiar with the matter said.
A more stringent screening may have some positive effects because it would bring ''a sense of tension'' to utilities, Akio Torii, a professor at Yokohama National University said.
Torii Hunter capped the scoring in the eighth inning with a solo home run off George Kontos.
Evans-Pritchard; and the scientist as subject in the photographs taken by Torii Ryuzo in Taiwan.
After a physical game Sunday in which he was hit by a pitch and made a diving catch, the only after-effect for Angels center fielder Torii Hunter was some stiffness.
Los Angeles Angels outfielder TORII HUNTER (Pine Bluff) earned $18 million in 2009, and New York Yankees pitcher A.