Origin of Piedmont
Examples from the Web for piedmont
Born in Laurens, S.C., in 1896, Davis grew up playing on the streets of towns and cities across the Piedmont South.Blues Musicians in Unmarked Graves Are Finally Getting Some Respect|Malcolm Jones|January 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Boyd is tall and thickly muscled and speaks softly in a Piedmont drawl.From PTSD to Prison: Why Veterans Become Criminals|Matthew Wolfe|July 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Lady, who owned a multi-million dollar villa in Piedmont, had planned on retiring in Italy.
Much like the Landon debacle, media coverage of Piedmont has primarily focused on the “unknowing” girls who were targeted.‘Fantasy Slut League’: Earning Points for Sexual Encounters in High School|Lizzie Crocker|October 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The law code of the Kingdom of Naples was abolished and replaced by the laws of Piedmont.
But in the end Piedmont paid Austria an indemnity of seventy-five million francs.The Patriot|Antonio Fogazzaro
China silk is of excellent staple, and comes at little above one-third of the price of Italian Piedmont silk.London in 1731|Don Manoel Gonzales
The road, especially in winter, was difficult; it led through the passes of Piedmont and Mont Cenis.The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci|Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
Napoleon stood by Piedmont, and in May, 1859, the campaign that was to redeem the inglorious field of Novara commenced.
It is curious to note that even now, when he had become the most considerable figure in Piedmont, he was not generally popular.
Word Origin for piedmont
name given to the fertile upland region along the eastern slope of the Appalachians, 1755, originally piemont, from Italian Piemonte, literally "mountain foot," name of the region at the foot of the Alps in northern Italy (see Piedmont). With -d- added by 1855. Applied to similar features of other mountain ranges by 1860.
The plateau region of the eastern United States extending from New York to Alabama between the Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic coastal plain. Also a historical region of northwest Italy bound by the Swiss and French Alps. More broadly, any region of foothills.