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Definition of Pennsylvania Dutch noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    Pennsylvania Dutch

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˌpɛnslˌveɪnyə ˈdʌtʃ//
     
     
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  1. 1 the Pennsylvania Dutch [plural] a group of people originally from Germany and Switzerland who settled in Pennsylvania in the 17th and 18th centuries
  2. 2[uncountable] a type of German mixed with English spoken by the Pennsylvania Dutch
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Pennsylvania Dutch