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Fuji

(fo͞o`jē), city (1990 pop. 222,490), Shizuoka prefecture, S central Honshu, Japan, on Suruga Bay. It is an important communications and industrial center producing paper, electrical machinery, automobiles, and photographic film. Rice, fruits, and vegetables are grown in the surrounding region.

Fuji

Mount. an extinct volcano in central Japan, in S central Honshu: the highest mountain in Japan, famous for its symmetrical snow-capped cone. Height: 3776 m (12 388 ft.)
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Looking down, one would take names from the earth and call them "South of Yangzi," "South of Huai," "Nanyang," "Lingyang," "Yang'e," "Xiali," "Huzi," "Fufeng," and "Xiangyang baitongdi," all of these being taken from the earth.
It should be noted that the Wang family avoided the vulgar version Huzi [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
Liu Xiang recorded a popular story about the wife of a man named Qiu Huzi [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] of the state of Lu [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
The name of the city of Ahwaz also has the same origin as the name Khuzestan., being an Arabic broken plural from the compound name, "Suq al-Ahwaz" (Market of the Huzis)--the medieval name of the town, that replaced the Sasanian Persian name of the pre-Islamic times.