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.
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.
from Italian piemonte 'mountain foot'.
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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.
Pronunciation: /ˌpēdmänˈtēz, -ˈtēs/noun & adjective (sense 1)