mount fujiyama vs fujiyama :

mount fujiyama or fujiyama

“Yama” means “mountain” in Japanese, so when you say “Mount Fujiyama” you are saying “Mount Fuji Mountain.” The Japanese usually say “Fujisan”; but “Fujiyama,” or “Mount Fuji” is standard in English—just be aware that both sound “foreign” to Japanese native speakers.

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  • n  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
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