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[foo-jee] /ˈfu dʒi/
a dormant volcano in central Japan, on Honshu island: highest mountain in Japan. 12,395 feet (3778 meters).
Also called Fujiyama
[foo-jee-yah-muh; Japanese foo-jee-yah-mah] /ˌfu dʒiˈyɑ mə; Japanese ˈfu dʒiˈyɑ mɑ/ (Show IPA),
[foo-jee-sahn] /ˈfu dʒiˌsɑn/ (Show IPA)
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The young woman builds the ashes up into a cone like the summit of fujiyama and lays fresh glowing charcoal against it.

    From Pole to Pole Sven Anders Hedin
  • We had been there two weeks and fujiyama was not to be seen.

  • In 1887 the writer ascended the summit of fujiyama, Japan, 12,400 feet elevation.

    Astronomy David Todd
  • We had a wonderful glimpse of the sacred mountain, fujiyama.

    An Ohio Woman in the Philippines Emily Bronson Conger
  • The cloud effects from fujiyama's top are different, but not finer; and Fuji has no snowy mountains of Tibet to look out upon.

    Intimate China Mrs. Archibald Little
  • The fujiyama was foremost in every rush, and staggered under the blows she received.

    The North Pacific Willis Boyd Allen
  • It was brighter, far brighter, than is the sacred cone of fujiyama in the vivid day of Japan.

  • I turned and beheld fujiyama across a sea of upward-sloping fields and woods.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • I once saw a book of a hundred pictures of fujiyama, each with a new foreground.

    From Pole to Pole Sven Anders Hedin
  • fujiyama glows in the early morning light, as Iris, who loves only her blind father, comes to the door of her cottage.

British Dictionary definitions for fujiyama


Mount Fuji, an extinct volcano in central Japan, in S central Honshu: the highest mountain in Japan, famous for its symmetrical snow-capped cone. Height: 3776 m (12 388 ft) Also known as Fujiyama, Fuji-san
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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