from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- MountAsama A volcano, 2,543.7 m (8,340 ft) high, of central Honshu, Japan, near Nagano. One of the largest volcanoes in Japan, it erupted violently in 1783.
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- n. a volcano in central Honshu near Nagano; one of the largest volcanoes in Japan (8,340 feet)
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