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- A person descended from German immigrants to Pennsylvania before 1800.
- The High German language, descending from Palatine German, which is spoken by the Pennsylvania Dutch. (Not to be confused with the Low German language Plautdietsch which is also spoken in Pennsylvania.)
- Relating to the Pennsylvania Germans or their language.
The term Pennsylvania Dutch is colloquially applied to the people, their culture and their language. Pennsylvania Dutch is more commonly termed Pennsylvania German in scholarly discourse.
- Category:Pennsylvania German language for words in Pennsylvania German