Piedmontese


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pied·mont

 (pēd′mŏnt′)
n.
An area of land formed or lying at the foot of a mountain or mountain range.
adj.
Of, relating to, or constituting such an area of land.

[After Piedmont.]

Pied·mont

 (pēd′mŏnt′)
1. A historical region of northwest Italy bordering on France and Switzerland. Occupied by Rome in the 2nd century bc, it passed to Savoy in the 11th century and was the center of the Italian Risorgimento after 1814.
2. A plateau region of the eastern United States extending from New York to Alabama between the Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic coastal plain.

Pied′mon·tese′ (-tēz′, -tēs′) adj. & n.

Pied•mon•tese

(ˌpid mɒnˈtiz, -ˈtis)

n., pl. -tese,
adj. n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Piedmont, Italy.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to Piedmont, Italy, or its inhabitants.
[1635–45]
Translations

Piedmontese

[ˌpiːdmɒnˈtiːz]
A. ADJpiamontés
B. Npiamontés/esa m/f
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The Imperial army, strictly speaking, was one third composed of Dutch, Belgians, men from the borders of the Rhine, Piedmontese, Swiss, Genevese, Tuscans, Romans, inhabitants of the Thirty-second Military Division, of Bremen, of Hamburg, and so on: it included scarcely a hundred and forty thousand who spoke French.
Well, my lord, before I became a confectioner I myself was three years sergeant in the Piedmontese regiment, and before I became sergeant I was for eighteen months the servant of Monsieur d'Artagnan.
In fact, identifying bacteria for a starter for artisanal Piedmontese salami will be part of the researchers' next project.
In sections on restandardizatipon tendencies, regional standards, and crossing the borders, they consider such topics as changes from below and from above: relative constructions in contemporary Italian, how standard regional Italians set in: the case of standard Piedmontese Italian, contact between Italian and dialect in Sicily: the case of phrasal verb constructions, Italian in Switzerland: the dynamics of pluricentrism, and the neo-standard of Italy and elsewhere in Europe.
In this paper, we combine Giorgio Agamben's concepts of the threshold and bios/zoe with Nicole Shukin's idea of rendering to address the connection between life and death in biocapitalism, through a specific focus on the commercialisation of the semen of the Piedmontese bulls.
Mutations in myostatin in double-muscled Belgian Blue and Piedmontese cattle.
The September Wine Class and Sale will be "All Piedmontese," featuring six wines from the famous Italian region, including Olim Bauda Gavi Di Gavi 2014; Cigliuti Langhe Nebbiolo 2014; Cortese Barbaresco Rabaja 2011; and Prunotto Barolo 2008.
The following pages will concern a group of derivatives in two Romani varieties, France and Piedmont Piedmontese Sinti.
In line with these findings, several natural mutations (including point and deletion mutations) also leads to increased muscle mass in Piedmontese, Belgian Blue bovine, sheep and dog (Kambadur et al.
The description for Imbue Bittersweet from Oregon is simply "sage, clove;" for California's Vya Sweet, "cinnamon, galangal;" and for the Piedmontese Cocchi Torino, which is also the house vermouth for Nico's Manhattans, it's "green grapes, cola.
For Gianni Venturi, Pavese's use of parole chiave to convey the cyclical aspect of myth provides a clear parallel to Thomas Mann's and Wagner's use of leitmotifs, while Giovanni Barberi Squarotti, after examining the margin markings in Pavese's books, points to Nietzsche's The Birth of Tragedy as the stimulus that spurred the Piedmontese writer to re-approach Plato's dialogues and Greek tragedy understood as texts marking the moment when the primitive violence of the ancient Mediterranean was first sublimated in works of art.
He started working in the woods around Garessio, the Piedmontese village of his childhood, where he created the Alpi Marittime (Maritime Alps) (1968-78), a series of experimental pieces in which saplings and streams became the protagonists of an art at once unpretentious and unprecedented.