What does the name Piedmont mean?

Luke Farrant   |   Member since 2015  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

The name " Piedmont " comes from the Italian word " Piemonte " meaning, foothill. Ultimately from Latin "pedemontium", meaning "at the foot of the mountains", similar to the name of the Italian region of Piedmont ( Piemonte ), abutting the Alps.

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Joy Ballard   |   Member since 2020  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Similarly, it is asked, what is Piedmont known for?

Piemonte is known for its wines and fall truffles, mountains with ski resorts in the west and north, and the city of Turin.

Also, how do you use Piedmont in a sentence? ?

  1. The piedmont at the base of the Andes Mountains leads to a small farming village.
  2. Eva walked from the clearing to the piedmont that connected her to the mountain range.
  3. The gentle slope of the piedmont was nothing compared to the steepness of the tall mountain to which it lead.

Gil Parker   |   Member since 2008  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Keeping this in view, what does Piedmont mean in geography?

A piedmont is an area at the base of a mountain or mountain range. The word piedmont comes from the Italian words pied and monte, which mean "foot" and "hill." In the eastern United States, the Appalachian Piedmont stretches from New Jersey to Alabama, along the foot of the Appalachian Mountains.

Boris Reading   |   Member since 2018  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

What food is Piedmont famous for?

Piedmont, Italy's staid northwestern region, is famous for the country's most tradition-bound cooking—insanely eggy pastas, vitello tonnato, the boiled-meat dish bollito misto—plus rivers of pedigreed red wines like Barolo, Barbera and Barbaresco.

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When was Piedmont formed?

The worn-down rocks of the Piedmont region pass below the sedimentary rocks of the Atlantic Coastal Plain for more than 150 miles from the fall line. The period of rise of the Appalachians was about 500 million years ago, at the end of the Cambrian Period.

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What is a Langhe Nebbiolo?

Langhe Nebbiolo is a red wine in the Piemonte region of northern Italy. It is one of a number of subsets for specific grape varieties and styles within the Langhe DOC. It is generally considered as a junior version of Barolo and Barbaresco. They also have similar floral aromas and subtle notes of red cherry.

Elle Young   |   Member since 2016  |  ✔ Verified

What is Piedmont Glacier?

A piedmont glacier is a valley glacier which has spilled out onto relatively flat plains, spreading into bulb-like lobes. The formation of a piedmont glacier happens when ice flows down a steep valley and spills out onto a relatively flat plain.

Domenic Parker   |   Member since 2012  |  ✔ Verified

What is the weather in the Piedmont region?

The Piedmont of Georgia occupies nearly one-third of the total land area of the state, and enjoys a variable climate with cool winters (57°F on average) and hot summers (89°F).

Cynthia Parr   |   Member since 2006  |  ✔ Verified

Why is Piedmont important?

This region is very fertile, and is famous for its peanuts, peaches, and pecans, and many other agricultural products. Georgia's second-largest geographical region is the Piedmont; while it is the second largest in size, it contains the highest population.

Kenzie Burnley   |   Member since 2006  |  ✔ Verified

How are Piedmonts formed?

Piedmont, in geology, landform created at the foot of a mountain (Italian: ai piede della montagne) or mountains by debris deposited by shifting streams. Such an alluvial region in a humid climate is known as a piedmont for the Piedmont district of Italy; in arid climates such a feature is called a bajada (q.v.).

Fiona Jones   |   Member since 2007  |  ✔ Verified

What are piedmont plains?

Piedmont plain is an area found on the foot of mountains or hills. They develop a reddish colour because of the iron in crystalline form and metamorphic rocks present in it. In hydrated form, it also looks yellow. e.g. At the foot hills of Himalaya, South of Shiva like, such plains are developed.

Kirsten Emerson   |   Member since 2008  |  ✔ Verified

Is the word Piedmont capitalized?

(lowercase) a district lying along or near the foot of a mountain range.

Michaela Cassidy   |   Member since 2019  |  ✔ Verified

Why is it called the Piedmont Triad?

The Piedmont Triad is located in the southeastern US, in the central part of North Carolina. The Triad is named for the three largest cities in the region: Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point.

Hayden Irwin   |   Member since 2006  |  ✔ Verified

What cities are in Piedmont?

Major CitiesName Population Estimate (E) 2019-01-011 Torino 875, 6982 Novara 104, 2793 Alessandria 93, 6314 Asti 76, 026

Willow Harvey   |   Member since 2019  |  ✔ Verified

Is Asti worth visiting?

One of the main attractions of Asti is the Asti Cathedral, which is one of the most important cathedrals in Piedmont. This 14th-century Cathedral is exquisitely decorated with frescoes and paintings (including one by Gandolfino d'Asti). The synagogue of Asti is definitely worth visiting for those interested in Judaism.

Celina Grant   |   Member since 2015  |  ✔ Verified

What natural resources are found in the Piedmont?

The Piedmont area is rich in mineral resources. In 1802, the first gold rush in North America began in the area. Today, clay, granite, shale, vermiculite (mica), silver, and gold are some of the geologic resources mined in the Piedmont.

Kieth Wooldridge   |   Member since 2015  |  ✔ Verified

How do you pronounce Piemonte?

Piedmont (/?pi?dm? nt/ PEED-mont; Italian: Piemonte, pronounced [pje?monte]; Piedmontese, Occitan and Arpitan: Piemont, Piedmontese pronunciation: [pje?m? ?t]) is a region in northwest Italy, one of the 20 regions of the country.

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