Piedmont Pied"mont, a. [F. pied foot + mont mountain.] (Geol.) Noting the region of foothills near the base of a mountain chain. [1913 Webster]

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  • Piedmont — • A region of northern Italy Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Piedmont     Piedmont     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Piedmont — Piedmont, MO U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 1992 Housing Units (2000): 959 Land area (2000): 2.084711 sq. miles (5.399377 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.084711 sq. miles (5.399377 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Piedmont — Piedmont, aus dem Französischen (am) Fuß des Berges , ist die Bezeichnung mehrerer Orte in Nordamerika: allgemein die Ostabdachung der Appalachen – siehe Piedmont (Vereinigte Staaten) Piedmont (Alabama) Piedmont (Kalifornien) Piedmont (Missouri)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • PIEDMONT — PIEDMONT, region in N. Italy which comprised the duchy of savoy (a kingdom since 1713), the duchy of Montferrat (under Savoy rule since 1709), the marquisate of saluzzo (under Savoy rule since 1598), and the municipalities of asti , chieri ,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Piedmont — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para la región de Italia, véase Piamonte. La región de Piedmont Piedmont es una región geográfica del este de Estados Unidos. Se ubica entre los Apalaches y el valle costero del atlántico, teniendo cerca de 950 km de …   Wikipedia Español

  • piedmont — [pēd′mänt΄] adj. [after Piedmont, Italy < L Pedimontium < pes (gen. pedis), FOOT + mons (gen. montis), MOUNT1] at the base of a mountain or mountains [a piedmont stream] n. a piedmont area, plain, etc …   English World dictionary

  • piedmont — (n.) name given to the fertile upland region along the eastern slope of the Appalachians, 1755, originally piemont, from It. Piemonte, lit. mountain foot, name of a region in northern Italy, from piede foot (see FOOT (Cf. foot) (n.)) + monte… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Piedmont — [pēd′mänt΄] 1. hilly upland region of the E U.S., between the Atlantic coastal plain & the Appalachians, stretching from SE N.Y. to central Ala. 2. region of NW Italy, on the Swiss & French borders: 9,807 sq mi (25,400 sq km); pop. 4,303,000;… …   English World dictionary

  • Piedmont — Infobox Region of Italy name = Piedmont fullname = Regione Piemonte (it) |Region Piemont (pie) isocode = capital = Turin status = Region governor = Mercedes Bresso ( Democratic Party ) zone = Northwestern Italy province = 8 municipality = 1,206… …   Wikipedia

  • Piedmont — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom.  Pour l’article homophone, voir Piémont. Le piedmont représente une plaine alluviale glaciaire formée au pied d un massif montagneux. De nombreux… …   Wikipédia en Français

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