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PIEDMONT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Piedmont mean? 

PIEDMONT (noun)
  The noun PIEDMONT has 2 senses:

1. the plateau between the coastal plain and the Appalachian Mountains: parts of Virginia and North and South Carolina and Georgia and Alabama
2. the region of northwestern Italy; includes the Po valley

  Familiarity information: PIEDMONT used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PIEDMONT (noun)


Sense 1Piedmont [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The plateau between the coastal plain and the Appalachian Mountains: parts of Virginia and North and South Carolina and Georgia and Alabama

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

geographic area; geographic region; geographical area; geographical region (a demarcated area of the Earth)

Holonyms ("Piedmont" is a part of...):

South (the region of the United States lying south of the Mason-Dixon line)


Sense 2Piedmont [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The region of northwestern Italy; includes the Po valley

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Piemonte; Piedmont

Instance hypernyms:

Italian region (Italy is divided into 20 regions for administrative purposes)

Meronyms (parts of "Piedmont"):

Torino; Turin (capital city of the Piemonte region of northwestern Italy)

Holonyms ("Piedmont" is a part of...):

Italia; Italian Republic; Italy (a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD)


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