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Etymology edit

From piemontese +‎ -izzare +‎ -zione. Turin, in Piedmont, was the capital and administrative center of the Kingdom of Sardinia, the leader country of Risorgimento.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /pje.mon.te.zid.d͡zatˈt͡sjo.ne/, (traditional) /pje.mon.te.sid.d͡zatˈt͡sjo.ne/
  • Rhymes: -one
  • Hyphenation: pie‧mon‧te‧siz‧za‧zió‧ne

Noun edit

piemontesizzazione f (plural piemontesizzazioni)

  1. (historical, usually uncountable) during the second half of the 19th century, the extension of the political and administrative system of the Kingdom of Sardinia to the rest of Italy following the unification of the country, also known in English as Piedmontization

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