A city of central Honshu, Japan, at the foot of Mount Fuji. It is an important communications and industrial center. Population: 236,000.
, Mount also Fu·ji·ya·ma or Fu·ji·no·ya·ma or Fu·ji·san
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, it is a sacred mountain and pilgrimage site. Its last major eruption was in 1707.