- a dormant volcano in central Japan, on Honshu island: highest mountain in Japan. 12,395 feet (3778 meters).
Also called Fu·ji·ya·ma [foo-jee-yah-muh; Japanese foo-jee-yah-mah] /ˌfu dʒiˈyɑ mə; Japanese ˈfu dʒiˈyɑ mɑ/, Fu·ji·san [foo-jee-sahn] /ˈfu dʒiˌsɑn/.
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Examples from the Web for fuji
For dessert, many different kinds of fruits (Fuji apples, Korean pears, persimmons) are piled onto one another and served.A Korean New Year's Day Menu
February 10, 2011
Apples—Braeburn, Macoun, Macintosh, Red Delicious, Gala, Fuji, Pink Lady, Golden Delicious—are also familiar hybrids.The Secrets of Hybrid Fruit
January 22, 2010
One evening, it was in Japan, and we were coming back from a trip to Fuji.The Missionary
It looks blue and purple in the distance, just like the fuji flower.
"Call it Fuji, (never dying, the immortal mountain)," said a third.
And Fuji is the mountain that brings comfort to all Japanese people.Molly Brown's Senior Days
Then Captain Matsumoto, commanding the Fuji, stepped forward.Under the Ensign of the Rising Sun
- 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