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Definition of the noun amish

What does amish mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. an American follower of the Mennonite religion
    • example: Mary didn't want to wear a sexy costume for Halloween so she decided to dress like an Amish woman.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: Mennonite = a member of an Anabaptist movement in Holland noted for its simplicity of life
    • member of: Amish sect = an orthodox Anabaptist sect separated from the Mennonites in late 17th century

Definition of the adjective amish

What does amish mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. Relating to this sect.

Places

  1. Amish is an unincorporated community in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. It is part of the Iowa City Metropolitan Statistical Area.Its altitude is 758 feet, and it lies at 41°32′9″N 91°47′12″W / 41.53583°N 91.78667°W / 41.53583; -91.78667.
  2. AMISH is an Aviation waypoint.
    • also known as fix AMISH, AMISH waypoint, AMISH fix, waypoint AMISH

Person

Amish is a film producer, screenwriter and cinematographer.

There are other people with Amish in their name, like Amish Desai, Amish Patel and Amish Badani.

Group

Amish is a musical group.

Music

"Amish" is a musical album of Amish.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amish

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Google previewThe End of Utopia (2007)

by Russell Jacoby

These occupations do not exist within Amish society. . , . Being Amish is a faith, and a completely encompassing way 55 of ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Multiethnic American Literature: A - C (2005)

by Emmanuel Sampath Nelson

the Amish abstain from participation in military service, as they believe that participation in war violates the Biblical injunction "thou shalt not kill." Although the Amish do not receive higher education, they are literate and well educated in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Protestantism (2004)

4-volume Set by Hans J. Hillerbrand, Professor and Chair Department of Religion Hans J Hillerbrand

Overview The Amish reside in more than 200 settlements in twenty-six of the United States, mostly east of the Mississippi. The three most populous states are Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Indiana. New settlements form yearly, whereas others ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent (2010)

by Thomas C. Hunt, Thomas J. Lasley, II

the Court held that the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment exempted Amish parents from obeying state compulsory attendance laws on religious grounds. In Bob Jones University v. U.S. (1983), the Court held that ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

The Amish were unable, however, to secure possession of the entire valley, as they had intended. They were thrifty and soon became wealthy. They devoted themselves to the cultivation of the soil entirely, and there were no better farmers in ...

Google previewThe world-wide encyclopedia and gazetteer (1908)

by William Harrison De Puy

The Amish were unable, however, to secure possession of the entire valley, as they had intended. They were thrifty and soon became wealthy. They devoted themselves to the cultivation of the soil entirely, and there were no better farmers in ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica Volume 1 (1900)

The Amish were unable, however, to secure possession of the entire valley, as they had intended. They were thrifty and soon became wealthy. They devoted themselves to the cultivation of the soil entirely, and there were no better farmers in ...

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At Motel 6 in Amish Country I wonder if they leave the light on for you? (Jay London)
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Scrabble value of A1M3I1S1H4

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