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(Italian pjeˈmonte)
(Placename) the Italian name for Piedmont1


(ˈpid mɒnt)

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.
4. (l.c.) lying along or near the foot of a mountain range.
[< Italian Piemonte literally, foothill]
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Noun1.Piemonte - 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
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