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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  • Inside the compound it was very still; the restless wind coming in off Asama-yama was nowhere in evidence.

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  • It dominated a glen, a private sector of the alpine valley, from which it overlooked Asama-yama, as well as much of the entire Hida Range.

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  • Still, he was only human and, once, on the high ridge of Asama-yama's southern flank, he almost broke down, feeling an over-whelming urge to weep in fear and frustration.

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  • It was still summer, to be sure, but up here in the Asama kogen, the highlands of the northern Japanese Alps, it was always cold.

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  • Great drifts of blue-grey fog billowed over the sloping volcanic shoulder of Asama-yama, obscuring for minutes at a time entire sections of the valley.

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  • Upon the spine of Asama-yama, a mile and a half high, he paused within the lee of a mighty outcropping of striated grey granite.

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  • She might have learned Kan-aku na ninjutsu with Nicholas's cousin Saigo, at the ryu in Kumamoto, but it was here in the Asama kogen that she had learned jaho, the magic of the miko.

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