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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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  • Perhaps the giant forged that mountain rather than carved it, for there was a blazing furnace behind Fuji.

  • Then Captain Matsumoto, commanding the Fuji, stepped forward.

  • It was he who drew Fuji as seen through the arch of a breaking wave!

  • There is no difficulty about climbing Fuji, except the fatigue.

    Appearances Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
  • He offered to give Fuji a raise, but the butler was still determined to leave.

    Where the Blue Begins Christopher Morley
  • He did not live to see the plates for his "Thirty-six Views of Fuji" completed.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • Fuji felt that his employer was making too much fuss over the matter.

    Where the Blue Begins Christopher Morley
  • Yosoji knew now that his guide was none other than the Goddess of Fuji.

    Myths & Legends of Japan F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
British Dictionary definitions for Fuji


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
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