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Azuchi-Momoyama

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

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.

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Origin of Azuchi-Momoyama

After the locations of castles built by two dominant warlords of the period, Oda Nobunaga and Toyotomi Hideyoshi

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