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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  • We had been there two weeks and Fujiyama was not to be seen.

  • We had a wonderful glimpse of the sacred mountain, Fujiyama.

  • 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.


    David Todd

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
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