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- Those people of German origin who settled in the Pennsylvania area prior to 1800, and their descendants.
- Their language, Pennsylvania German, a High German language descended from Palatine German. (Not to be confused with the Low German language Plautdietsch.).
- (nonstandard) The Old Order Amish.
People of Pennsylvania German origin
- Related to Pennsylvania German people, or their language.