[ hee-gah-shee-yah-muh; Japanese hee-gah-shee-yah-mah ]
/ hiˌgɑ ʃiˈyɑ mə; Japanese hiˈgɑ ʃiˈyɑ mɑ /
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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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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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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Example sentences from the Web for Higashiyama
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