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Amish sect

Definition of the noun amish sect

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noun

  1. an orthodox Anabaptist sect separated from the Mennonites in late 17th century; settled chiefly in southeastern Pennsylvania
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic terms: religious order / religious sect / sect = a subdivision of a larger religious group
    • member: Amish = an American follower of the Mennonite religion

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Radical Christianity (2012)

by William H. Brackney

the Amish sect. Those who followed in the stricter mode of discipline came to be called Amish, and the others simply continued as mainstream, moderate Mennonite Anabaptists. In the 18th century, Ammann himself seems to have faded from ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1906)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes

XXII, b 328-9 Amish sect.

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