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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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
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Translations

Piedmont

[ˈpiːdmɒnt] NPiamonte m
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Piedmont

[ˈpiːdmɒnt] nPiémont m
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piedmont

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

[ˈpiːdmɒnt] nPiemonte m
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Gavi La Toledana Piemont Italy, PS14.99, or PS9.99 as part of a mix of sixRuth says: "The white wines of the village of Gavi in Piedmont have been dubbed the Chablis of Italy, due to their fresh, steely minerality.
Sold through Maranello Piemont S.r.l of Milano, the car was delivered new to a company in Turin in October 1977.
His dessert, Piemont in the Sky, combines hazelnut, gianduja, black lemon marmalade and cream.
Au-dessous de 150 mm de pluviometrie annuelle moyenne (piemont meridional de l'Atlas saharien), apparait essentiellement la steppe a Hammada scoparia qui constitue la transition entre les steppes arides et la vegetation du Sahara.
Lina, G., Piemont, Y., Godail-Gamot, F, Bes, M., Peter, M.O., Gauduchon, V, ...
Rey, sur le chanvre du Piemont. Annales de la Societe d'Horticulture de Paris 16: 395-397.
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.