Amana Colonies

geographical name
\ ə-ˈma-nə How to pronounce Amana Colonies (audio) \

Definition of Amana Colonies

group of seven villages along the Iowa River in southeast central Iowa founded by a religious communal society that migrated to the state in 1855

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