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Amish

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adjective \ˈä-mish, ˈa-, ˈā-\

Simple Definition of Amish

  • : of or relating to a Christian religious group whose members settled in America chiefly in the 18th century and continue to live in a traditional way on farms

Full Definition of Amish

  1. :  of or relating to a strict sect of Mennonites who were followers of Amman and settled in America chiefly in the 18th century

Amish noun

Origin of amish

probably from German amisch, from Jacob Amman or Amen fl1693 Swiss Mennonite bishop


First Known Use: 1844


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