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Mount Aso, a volcanic mountain in southwestern Japan, in central Kyushu, noted for its vast caldera. 5,223 feet (1,593 meters); crater 12 miles (19 kilometers) across.
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Also called A·so·san [ah-soh-sahn]. /ˌɑ soʊˈsɑn/.
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How to use Aso in a sentence
For the accomplishment of his ends he leagued himself with Aso, the queen of Ethiopia, and seventy-two other conspirators.Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt|Lewis Spence
Aso-take is still an active volcano, but its eruptions during recent years have been confined to ashes and dust.
Aso san, the monster crater of Japan, largest by far in the world, is fourteen miles long by ten wide and contains many farms.The Book of the National Parks|Robert Sterling Yard
My father likewise went to the war, and my mother then escaped with me as far as Mount Aso.Warriors of Old Japan and Other Stories|Yei Theodora Ozaki
The dogs (aso)are surly, ill-kept creatures of mongrel breed.The Tinguian|Fay-Cooper Cole
British Dictionary definitions for Aso
/ (ˈɑːsəʊ) /
a group of five volcanic cones in Japan on central Kyushu, one of which, Naka-dake, has the largest crater in the world, between 16 km (10 miles) and 24 km (15 miles) in diameter. Highest cone: 1592 m (5223 ft)Also called: Asosan (ˌɑːsəʊˈsɑːn)
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