[ uh-sah-muh; Japanese ah-sah-mah ]
/ əˈsɑ mə; Japanese ɑˈsɑ mɑ /
Mount, a volcano in central Honshu, NW of Tokyo: one of the largest active volcanos in Japan. 8340 feet (2542 meters).
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Asama, an active volcano of Japan, about 50 miles north-west of Tokio, 8260 feet high.
Of the armoured ships the only one that had been badly hit was the "Asama."Famous Sea Fights|John Richard Hale