Origin of Pennsylvania Dutch
Related formsPenn·syl·va·nia-Dutch, adjective
Examples from the Web for pennsylvania dutch
He swore in Pennsylvania-Dutch, and again demanded my explanation, which I firmly declined to give.The Boy Spy|Joseph Kerby
British Dictionary definitions for pennsylvania dutch
Culture definitions for pennsylvania dutch
The German and Swiss settlers of Pennsylvania in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and their descendants. “Dutch” is a version of the German Deutsch, meaning “German.” The Pennsylvania Dutch are known for their tidy farms and their distinctive crafts and customs. A considerable number of them belong to strict religious denominations, such as the Amish.