piedmont

adjective pied·mont \ ˈpēd-ˌmänt \

Definition of piedmont

:lying or formed at the base of mountains

piedmont

noun

Origin and Etymology of piedmont

Piedmont, region of Italy


Piedmont

geographical name Pied·mont \ ˈpēd-ˌmänt \

Definition of Piedmont

1 upland region of the eastern U.S. lying east of the Appalachian Mountains between southeastern New York and central Alabama
2 or Italian Piemonte play \pyā-ˈmōn-(ˌ)tā\ 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

Piedmontese

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

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