Genroku

[gen-roh-koo; Japanese gen-raw-koo]
noun
  1. a period of Japanese cultural history, c1675–1725, characterized by depiction of everyday secular activities of urban dwellers in fiction and woodblock prints.

Origin of Genroku

< Japanese, the imperial era name (official epithet) for the period 1688–1704 (< Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese yuán original, first + good fortune)
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