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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.
  2. AMISH is an Aviation waypoint.
    • also known as AMISH fix, AMISH waypoint, waypoint AMISH, fix AMISH

Person

Amish is a film producer, screenwriter and cinematographer.

  • profession: Film producer, screenwriter, 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.

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Google previewThe End of Utopia (2000)

Politics and Culture in an Age of Apathy by Russell Jacoby

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

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 Educational Reform and Dissent (2010)

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

Today, hundreds of small one- or two- room Amish and Old Order Mennonite (OOM) schools dot the rural landscape of ...

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 previewThe Popular Encyclopedia of Church History (2013)

The People, Places, and Events That Shaped Christianity by Edward E. Hindson, Daniel R. Mitchell

+ AMISH AMISH A Christian sect numbering about 250,000 in North America, the Amish separated from the Mennonites in 1693 under the leadership of Jakob Ammann. Often recognized by external factors such as plain clothing, the use of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Canada's Peoples (1999)

by Paul R. Magocsi

The Amish began arriving in 1824. In that year the German Block, as it became known, in the centre of Wilmot Township was surveyed by John Goessman. Each family received twenty hectares of free land, provided that a house was built and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of North American Immigration (2009)

by John Powell

Amish immigration The Amish are one of the few immigrant ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religion and Society (1998)

by William H. Swatos, Peter Kivisto

Cousineau AMISH A subset of groups of the larger Anabaptist movement. By the 1690s, Anabaptists had migrated from Switzerland into the Alsace region in present-day France. A quarrel between these Alsatian Anabaptists and ...

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Quotes about Amish

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

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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