Simple Definition of Pennsylvania Dutch
: a group of people originally from Germany who settled in Pennsylvania in the 18th century
: a form of German spoken by the Pennsylvania Dutch
Full Definition of Pennsylvania Dutch
1 : a people originally of eastern Pennsylvania whose characteristic cultural traditions go back to the German migrations of the 18th century
2 : a dialect of German spoken mainly in Amish communities especially in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana
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