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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. 2018.
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Historical Examples
  • 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


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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