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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·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.]

Piedmont

(ˈpiːdmɒnt)
n
1. (Placename) a region of NW Italy: consists of the upper Po Valley; mainly agricultural. Chief town: Turin. Pop: 4 231 334 (2003 est). Area: 25 399 sq km (9807 sq miles). Italian name: Piemonte
2. (Placename) a low plateau of the eastern US, between the coastal plain and the Appalachian Mountains

piedmont

(ˈpiːdmɒnt)
adj
(Physical Geography) (prenominal) (of glaciers, plains, etc) formed or situated at the foot of a mountain or mountain range
[from Italian piémonte mountain foot]

Pied•mont

(ˈpid mɒnt)

n.
1. a plateau between the coastal plain and the Appalachians, including parts of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama.
2. Italian, Piemonte. a region in NW Italy. 4,377,229; 11,335 sq. mi. (29,360 sq. km).
3. (l.c.) a district lying along or near the foot of a mountain range.
adj.
4. (l.c.) lying along or near the foot of a mountain range.
[< Italian Piemonte literally, foothill]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Piedmont - the plateau between the coastal plain and the Appalachian Mountains: parts of Virginia and North and South Carolina and Georgia and AlabamaPiedmont - the plateau between the coastal plain and the Appalachian Mountains: parts of Virginia and North and South Carolina and Georgia and Alabama
South - the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
2.piedmont - a gentle slope leading from the base of a mountain to a region of flat land
incline, slope, side - an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain"
3.Piedmont - the region of northwestern Italy; includes the Po valley
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
Torino, Turin - capital city of the Piemonte region of northwestern Italy
Translations

Piedmont

[ˈpiːdmɒnt] NPiamonte m

Piedmont

[ˈpiːdmɒnt] nPiémont m

piedmont

n
(Geol) → Piedmontfläche f
(Geog, Region of Italy) → Piemont nt

Piedmont

[ˈpiːdmɒnt] nPiemonte m
References in periodicals archive ?
La participation officielle italienne a ete representee par la Chargee des Affaires Internationales et Cooperation au sein du Cabinet de la Presidence du Conseil Regional du Piemont, Giulia MARCON et d'autres personnalites italiennes.
The headwaters region of the Po River in Italy is known as Piemonte (in Italian) and Piemont (in French).
There's a viewpoint and cafe at Piemont Point, almost the most northerly tip of Jersey, and La Mare Wine Estate at St Mary offers tastings and local produce.
Occupant 6 hectares du piemont de la rive occidentale d'Oued El Hay, Dechra El Hamra est bordee a l'est et au sud par de vastes oasis de palmiers-dattiers et est limitee a l'ouest par un lotissement constructible.
Sendon precise neanmoins que la <<tradition>> des ch'ullpa n'est probablement pas circonscrite aux territoires des Hauts plateaux des Andes puisqu'on a trouve des tours funeraires sur le piemont de la Cordillera Real et dans la foret amazonienne du Beni (Kessely et Parssinen 2005: 383, cite par Sendon 2010: 167).
Lina G, Piemont Y, Godail-Gamont F, Bes M, Mo P, Gauduchon V, et al.
Toutefois, le grand salut de cette metropole proviendrait, a coup sur, par son avatar systematique, a travers la mise en oeuvre d'une genese integree a partir de l'issue nord, au piemont de la citadelle.
Mais, au dela de la qualite technique, l'aspect qui differenciait le code de la Toscane de celui du Piemont etait que le premier ne prevoyait pas la peine de mort.
Histoire d'un exorciste dans le Piemont du XVII, Paris, Gallimard, 1989.
Higounet, Les Villeneuves de Piemont et les bastides de Gascogne (XII-XIVe siecles) (Paris, 1970), pp.