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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An area of land formed or lying at the foot of a mountain or mountain range.
  • adj. Of, relating to, or constituting such an area of land.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any region of foothills of a mountain range.
  • adj. Formed or lying at the foot of a mountain range.

Etymologies

After Piedmont .
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Piedmont, ultimately from Italian piémonte ("foot of a mountain"); cognate with French piémont. (Wiktionary)

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