Definition of Fujiyama
1. 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.
Group relationships: Japan, Nihon, Nippon
Generic synonyms: Volcano
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Literary usage of Fujiyama
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Budget of Letters from Japan: Reminiscences of Work and Travel in Japan by Arthur Collins Maclay (1886)
"fujiyama. KIOTO, September 27, 1877. DEAR JULIUS MARCELLUS: IN looking over my ... Almost everybody writing about Japan has something to say about fujiyama. ..."
2. Japan at First Hand: Her Islands, Their People, the Picturesque, the Real by Joseph Ignatius Constantine Clarke (1918)
"I suppose every one goes to Japan with the thought of fujiyama as the greatest single object among the things there visible. This conical mountain capped ..."
3. Jinrikisha Days in Japan by Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore (1900)
"CHAPTER XVII THE ASCENT OF fujiyama IT was in the third week of July that we made our !ong-talked-of ascent of fujiyama. There were nine of us, all told, ..."
4. Collected Plays and Poems by Cale Young Rice (1915)
"FAR fujiyama Against the phantom gold of failing skies I see the ghost of fujiyama rise And think of the innumerable eyes That have beheld its vision ..."
5. Volcanoes and Earthquakes: A Popular Account of Their Nature, Causes by Samuel Kneeland (1888)
"The great volcano of fujiyama, however, is familiar alike in its outline and ... Wishing to obtain a near view of fujiyama [or Fujisan,] and not being able ..."
6. Primitive & Mediaeval Japanese Texts by Frederick Victor Dickins (1906)
"Tago (Tako) is a place whence to view Fuji, situate on the coast of 37 A Lay upon fujiyama.1 ie Kahi marches describe yon peerless ..."
7. The Mean Density of the Earth: An Essay to which the Adams Prize was by John Henry Poynting (1894)
"In the year 1880, Professor Mendenhall made determinations of the relative values of gravity at Tokio and at the summit of fujiyama by means of a ..."