Amish

In the early 18th century, many Amish and Mennonites immigrated to Pennsylvania for a variety of reasons. Today, the most traditional descendants of the Amish continue to speak Pennsylvania German, also known as `Pennsylvania Dutch`. However, a dialect of Swiss German predominates in some Old Order Amish communities, especially in the American s.....
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Amish

[n] - an American follower of the Mennonite Bishop Amman
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Amish

Member of a Christian group originally based on the Mennonite Church, found today in the USA and Canada. The Amish are distinctive for their adherence to pre-20th-century dress and a simple...
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Amish

Am'ish noun plural [ Written also Omish .] (Eccl. Hist.) The Amish Mennonites.
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Amish

Am'ish adjective [ Written also Omish .] (Eccl. Hist.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, the followers of Jacob Amman , a strict Mennonite of the 17th century, who even proscribed the use of buttons and shaving as 'worldly conformity'. There are several branches of Amish Mennonites ...
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Amish

noun an American follower of the Mennonite religion
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Amish

• (n. pl.) The Amish Mennonites. • (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, the followers of Jacob Amman, a strict Mennonite of the 17th century, who even proscribed the use of buttons and shaving as `worldly conformity`. There are several branches of Amish Mennonites in the United States.
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Amish

member of a Christian group in North America, primarily the Old Order Amish Mennonite Church. The church originated in the late 17th century among ... [11 related articles]
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Amish

[Percy Moore Manx + -ish] describing poem form variation with final two lines left unwritten andrest reversed
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Amish

A group of the Mennonites who broke away in the late seventeenth century, led by the minister Jacob Amman. He supported a strict interpretation of discipline and the practice of avoidance, shunning excommunicated members. They arrived in America in the early 1700s, and have retained a fairly separatist environment from modern culture ever since, pr...
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