Amish

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adjective \ˈä-mish, ˈa-, ˈā-\

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

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Origin and Etymology of amish

probably from German amisch, from Jacob Amman or Amen flourished1693 Swiss Mennonite bishop


First Known Use: 1831


AMISH Defined for English Language Learners

Amish

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adjective \ˈä-mish, ˈa-, ˈā-\

Definition of Amish for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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