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Asama

[ uh-sah-muh; Japanese ah-sah-mah ]
/ əˈsɑ mə; Japanese ɑˈsɑ mɑ /
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noun
Mount Asama, a volcano in central Honshu, northwest of Tokyo: one of the largest active volcanoes in Japan. 8,340 feet (2,542 meters).
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Origin of Asama

First recorded in 1875–80; from Japanese
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