[ ah-zoo-chee-maw-maw-yah-mah ]
/ ˈɑ zʊˌtʃiˈmɔ mɔˈyɑ mɑ /


a period of Japanese art, 1568–1600, characterized by construction of imposing, elegant castles and small, unadorned teahouses, lavish decorative arts, and bright-colored painting.

Origin of Azuchi-Momoyama

after the locations of castles built by two dominant warlords of the period, Oda Nobunaga and Toyotomi Hideyoshi Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020