Definición de chautauqua en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /tʃɔːˈtɔːkwə/
Pronunciación: /ʃɔːˈtɔːkwə/


North American
An institution that provided popular adult education courses and entertainment in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It was a humorous chautauqua, and I did everything in Greek, including answering questions, but I also mimed the answers.
  • Through correspondence courses, university extension, journals like The Chautauquan, and especially reading circles, Chautauqua's influence spread widely.
  • The idea was born in the brain of Texas firebrand Jim Hightower and draws its inspiration from the old style Chautauqua - part country fair, part revival festival and pure grass roots democracy.


Late 19th century: named after Chautauqua, a county in New York State, where such an institution was first set up.

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Saltos de línea: chau|tau¦qua

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