the area of southeastern Pennsylvania and northeastern Ohio, U.S., inhabited by the Amish religious sect
out of the right or proper course, order, or condition; improperly; wrongly; astray: Did I speak amiss? improper; wrong; faulty: I think something is amiss in your calculations. take amiss, to be offended at or resentful of (something not meant to cause offense or resentment); misunderstand: I couldn’t think of a way to present my […]
. Historical Examples Whatever others may say of me I will recite sutras kneeling before amitabha Buddha. Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan Various The earthly shell in which the soul of amitabha lives on through time! Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) Sven Hedin amitabha is the Sanskrit of Amida, or the deification of […]
a close social relationship between a paternal aunt and her niece.
friendship; peaceful harmony. mutual understanding and a peaceful relationship, especially between nations; peace; accord. a female given name. Historical Examples My sisters send their amities, and will write in a few days. Atlantic Monthly, Volume 6, No. 38, December, 1860 Various Po´thos.God of the amities of love;one of the numerous attendants of Venus, 106. Myths […]