Pronunciation: (hē-gä"shē-yä'mu; Japn. hē-gä'shē-yä'mä), [key]
of or pertaining to the period of Japanese art history, esp. during the second half of the 15th century, influenced by Zen Buddhism and characterized by architectural simplicity and monochrome painting.
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