See also: amish

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EtymologyEdit

From Pennsylvania German Amisch or German Amische, after the name of the Swiss preacher Jakob Amman (1645-1730). The surname is a contraction of Old High German ambahtman.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɑː.mɪʃ/, /ˈæ.mɪʃ/, /ˈeɪ.mɪʃ/

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Amish

  1. A strict Anabaptist sect living mainly in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana.

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Amish (not comparable)

  1. Relating to this sect.

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