室町

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of (muro, a cellar, a certain kind of storage room) +‎ (machi, town, district).

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室町 (hiragana むろまち, romaji Muromachi)

  1. the Muromachi district or area along a major street running north and south through the downtown area of Kyōto
  2. the north-south Muromachi Street in Kyōto
  3. the Muromachi Period in Japan, running from approximately 1336 to 1573; so named for the government offices being located in the Muromachi area of Kyōto
  4. the Muromachi area in Nihonbashi, Tōkyō, so named for the area in Kyōto

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