Fuji, Mount


Fu·ji, Mount

geographical name \ˈfü-jē\

Definition of FUJI, MOUNT

mountain 12,388 feet (3776 m) Japan in S cen Honshu; highest in Japan

Variants of FUJI, MOUNT

Fu·ji, Mount or Fu·ji·ya·ma \ˌfü-jē-ˈyä-mä\ or Fu·ji–san \-ˈsän\

Fuji, Mount

geographical name    (Concise Encyclopedia)

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 internationally. It is considered a sacred symbol of Japan, and thousands of Japanese climb to the shrine on its peak every summer. The mountain is the major feature of Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, created in 1936.

Variants of FUJI, MOUNT

Fuji, Mount or Fujiyama Japanese Fuji-san

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