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Fuji

[foo-jee] /ˈfu dʒi/
noun
1.
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),
Fujisan
[foo-jee-sahn] /ˈfu dʒiˌsɑn/ (Show IPA)
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  • We had been there two weeks and fujiyama was not to be seen.

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

    An Ohio Woman in the Philippines Emily Bronson Conger
  • There is none of that withdrawing dignity of fujiyama, the great man who looks on.

    The Pacific Triangle Sydney Greenbie
  • The fujiyama was foremost in every rush, and staggered under the blows she received.

    The North Pacific Willis Boyd Allen
  • In 1887 the writer ascended the summit of fujiyama, Japan, 12,400 feet elevation.

    Astronomy David Todd
  • 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
  • There is many another towering mountain with its set of pilgrims, but none can vie with fujiyama for majestic grace.

    The Japanese Spirit Yoshisaburo Okakura
  • In symmetry and in the beauty of its curves it rivals fujiyama, the sacred mountain of Japan.

    The Land of Tomorrow William B Stephenson, Jr.
  • 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
British Dictionary definitions for fujiyama

Fuji

/ˈfuːdʒɪ/
noun
1.
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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