There are 2 definitions of piedmont in English:


Syllabification: pied·mont
Pronunciation: /ˈpēdmänt


A gentle slope leading from the base of mountains to a region of flat land.
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  • Remove the top ½ to 1 inch of new growth about every four weeks from the time the plant is 6 inches tall until early July in the upper piedmont and mountains, up to early August at the coast.
  • Presbyterianism was brought to America primarily by the Scots and the Scots-Irish, who emigrated not to New England but to the mid-Atlantic and the South, and westward into the piedmont of the Appalachian mountains.
  • Black walnut is found pretty much throughout the piedmont and mountain area of Georgia but never in great concentrations.


mid 19th century: from Italian piemonte. See Piedmont.

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There are 2 definitions of piedmont in English:


Syllabification: Pied·mont
Pronunciation: /ˈpēdˌmänt
1A region in northwestern Italy, in the foothills of the Alps; capital, Turin. It was the center of the movement for a united Italy in the 19th century. Italian name Piemonte.
2In the US, a hilly highland region between the Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic coast. The Piedmont ends at the Fall Line, where rivers drop to the coastal plain.


from Italian piemonte 'mountain foot'.



Pronunciation: /ˌpēdmänˈtēz, -ˈtēs/
noun & adjective (sense 1)
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  • He speaks with authority, in Italian (with a strong Piedmontese peasant accent) and French, a warm, inspiring man fired up with passion for good food and anger about its debasement.
  • A Piedmontese meal can be a protracted experience with up to thirty antipasti, which they call assaggi followed by numerous substantial courses.
  • Its past glories had been essentially regional: Piedmontese, Milanese, Venetian, Genoese, Florentine, Neapolitan, Sicilian, not Italian.

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