[The Amish] are completely cut off from the outside world.
John McCain may have one last, best hope for winning the White House: the Amish.
Last summer, Palin joined members of Jews for Sarah in Pennsylvania Amish country for a traditional Sabbath celebration.
Your movies have tackled subjects like Amish bowling, the Special Olympics, and conjoined twins—but never midlife crisis before.
Some time after attending this meeting I called upon an aged Amish man to converse with him upon their religious society, etc.
The skill that makes Aaron worth his fare out here, though, is an Amish skill, and the rarest one of all.
Though American enough, maize had been a foreigner to the first Amish farmers, and still carried history in its name.
The Amish are another branch of the Mennonites, and those among us are likewise descendants of Swiss refugees.
Look, back in the States we have trouble with the Amish, who don't want their children to be taught modern ways.
Self-sufficiency, reflecting contexts of existence of limited scale, marks the Amish and Mennonite families.
1844, American English, from the name of Jacob Amman, 17c. Swiss Mennonite preacher who founded the sect. Originally spelled Omish, which reflects the pronunciation in Pennsylvania German dialect. As a noun, by 1884.
A group of Protestants who broke away from the Mennonites in the seventeenth century. The Amish live in close communities, farm for a living, and do without many modern conveniences, such as telephones, automobiles, and tractor-drawn plows.
Note: Some of the Pennsylvania Dutch are Amish.