There are 2 definitions of piedmont in English:

piedmont1

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Pronunciation: /ˈpiːdmɒnt
 
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noun

A gentle slope leading from the foot 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.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Italian piemonte 'mountain foot' (see Piedmont).

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There are 2 definitions of piedmont in English:

Piedmont2

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Pronunciation: /ˈpiːdmɒnt
 
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1A region of NW Italy, in the foothills of the Alps; capital, Turin. Dominated by Savoy from 1400, it became a part of the kingdom of Sardinia in 1720. It was the centre of the movement for a united Italy in the 19th century. Italian name Piemonte.
2A hilly region of the eastern US, between the Appalachians and the coastal plain.

Origin

from Italian piemonte 'mountain foot'.

Derivatives

Piedmontese

noun & adjective
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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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