Amish sect


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Noun1.Amish sect - an orthodox Anabaptist sect separated from the Mennonites in late 17th centuryAmish sect - an orthodox Anabaptist sect separated from the Mennonites in late 17th century; settled chiefly in southeastern Pennsylvania
religious order, religious sect, sect - a subdivision of a larger religious group
Amish - an American follower of the Mennonite religion
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The legal landscape began to shift in the twentieth century with a case involving members of an Amish sect who refused to educate their children beyond the eighth grade.
the leader of a breakaway Amish sect in Ohio who orchestrated the forcible cutting of beards and hair among his own people, was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday for his role in the crimes.
The members of the ultra-conservative Old Order Swartzentruber Amish sect said they did not obey the law because the bright orange stickers violate their modesty code.