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Webster 1913 Edition


Piedmont

Pied′mont

,
Adj.
[F.
pied
foot +
mont
mountain.]
(Geol.)
Noting the region of foothills near the base of a mountain chain.

Definition 2021


Piedmont

Piedmont

See also: piedmont

English

Proper noun

Piedmont

  1. Region in the north of Italy.
  2. The region of the eastern US between the Appalachian mountains and the coastal plain, extending from eastern Alabama to northern New Jersey.

Derived terms

Translations

piedmont

piedmont

See also: Piedmont

English

Noun

piedmont (plural piedmonts)

  1. Any region of foothills of a mountain range.

Adjective

piedmont (not comparable)

  1. Formed or lying at the foot of a mountain range.