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An area of land formed or lying at the foot of a mountain or mountain range.
Of, relating to, or constituting such an area of land.

[After Piedmont.]


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.


(ˌpid mɒnˈtiz, -ˈtis)

n., pl. -tese,
adj. n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Piedmont, Italy.
2. of or pertaining to Piedmont, Italy, or its inhabitants.


A. ADJpiamontés
B. Npiamontés/esa m/f
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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.
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.
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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.
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One of Yasmin's successful commissions was for a couple from Australia who planned their wedding in the Piedmontese countryside "I was lucky enough to be invited as a guest," says Yasmin.
Piero Nelli's film takes place thus in 1849, and tells the story of a group of Piedmontese soldiers moving in the midst of enemies invading the rice fields.
New to the Fast Track is Luccio Moscato d'Asti, a Piedmontese sparkler selling for below $10, with sales of 114,000 cases.
New to the Fast Track is Luc-cio Moscato d'Asti, a Piedmontese sparkler selling for below $10, with sales of 114,000 cases.
He leaves Valsolda to migrate to Turin, where he becomes a humble translator of the journal L'opinione to support his family before finally joining the Piedmontese army, where he will perish in battle.
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