: a people originally of eastern Pennsylvania whose characteristic cultural traditions go back to the German migrations of the 18th century
: a dialect of German spoken mainly in Amish communities especially in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana
— Pennsylvania Dutchman noun
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