[ hee-gah-shee-yah-muh; Japanese hee-gah-shee-yah-mah ]
/ hiˌgɑ ʃiˈyɑ mə; Japanese hiˈgɑ ʃiˈyɑ mɑ /
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of or relating to the period of Japanese art history, especially during the second half of the 15th century, influenced by Zen Buddhism and characterized by architectural simplicity and monochrome painting.
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Origin of Higashiyama
After a section of Kyoto, where the shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa (reigned 1436–90) spent his last years
Words nearby Higashiyama
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How to use Higashiyama in a sentence
More merriment is to be found with the girls of Gion than with those who dance the kagura (sacred dances) at Higashiyama.Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House)|James S. De Benneville