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Heian

[hey-ahn] /ˈheɪˈɑn/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the period in Japan, a.d. 794–1185, characterized by the modification and naturalization of ideas and institutions that were earlier introduced from China.
Origin of Heian
1890-1895
1890-95; < Japanese heian, earlier feian < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese píngān peace
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