piedmont

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adjective pied·mont \ˈpēd-ˌmänt\

Definition of piedmont

  1. :  lying or formed at the base of mountains

piedmont

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Origin and Etymology of piedmont

Piedmont, region of Italy


First Known Use: 1890


Piedmont

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geographical name Pied·mont \ˈpēd-ˌmänt\

Definition of Piedmont

  1. 1 upland region of the eastern U.S. lying east of the Appalachian Mountains between southeastern New York and central Alabama

  2. 2 or Italian Piemonte \pyā-ˈmōn-(ˌ)tā\play region of northwestern Italy west of Lombardy that is almost entirely surrounded by mountains and borders on France and Switzerland; capital Turin population 4,363,916 — see also 1piedmontese

Piedmontese

play \ˌpēd-mən-ˈtēz, -(ˌ)män-, -ˈtēs\ adj or noun

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