Fuji, Mount

Fuji, Mount
or Fujiyama or Fuji-san geographical name mountain 12,388 feet (3776 meters) Japan in S central Honshu; highest in Japan

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  • Fuji,Mount — Fuji, Mount also Fu·ji·ya·ma (fo͞o jē yäʹmə, mä) or Fu·ji·no·ya·ma ( nō ) or Fu·ji·san ( sänʹ) The highest peak, 3,778.6 m (12,389 ft), in Japan, in central Honshu west southwest of Tokyo. An almost perfectly symmetrical snow capped volcanic cone …   Universalium

  • Fuji, Mount — or Fujiyama Japanese Fuji san Mountain, central Japan. The highest mountain in Japan, it rises to 12,388 ft (3,776 m) near the Pacific coast in central Honshu. Mount Fuji, with its graceful volcanic cone (dormant since 1707), has become famous… …   Universalium

  • Fuji, Mount — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mount Fuji — Fujiyama redirects here. For the roller coaster, see Fujiyama (roller coaster). For the singer, see Ichiro Fujiyama. Mount Fuji Mount Fuji at sunrise Lake Kawaguchi …   Wikipedia

  • Fuji — /fooh jee/, n. a dormant volcano in central Japan, on Honshu island: highest mountain in Japan. 12,395 ft. (3778 m). Also called Fujiyama /fooh jee yah meuh/; Japn. /fooh jee yah mah/, Fujisan /fooh jee sahn /. * * * ▪ Japan  city, Shizuoka ken… …   Universalium

  • mount — mount1 mountable, adj. mountless, adj. /mownt/, v.t. 1. to go up; climb; ascend: to mount stairs. 2. to get up on (a platform, a horse, etc.). 3. to set or place at an elevation: to mount a house on stilts. 4. to furnish with a horse or other… …   Universalium

  • Fuji-san — noun an extinct volcano in south central Honshu that is the highest peak in Japan; last erupted in 1707; famous for its symmetrical snow capped peak; a sacred mountain and site for pilgrimages • Syn: ↑Fuji, ↑Mount Fuji, ↑Fujiyama, ↑Fujinoyama •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fuji-san — geographical name see Fuji, Mount …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Mount Hōō — 鳳凰山 Mount Hōō as seen from Ōkambazawa Elevation …   Wikipedia

  • Fuji Five Lakes — (富士五湖, fujigoko) is the name of the area located at the base of Mount Fuji in the Yamanashi prefecture of Japan. It has a population of about 100,000.cite web | author=| year=| title=Government statistics page| format= | work= |… …   Wikipedia

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