Chautauqua


Chautauqua
Meetings of an educational and entertaining character, from a sophisticated viewpoint, conducted by a literary and scientific circle or assembly at Chautauqua Lake in the southwestern part of New York State; meetings conducted elsewhere in the United States in imitation of the meetings at Chautauqua Lake. Radcliffe v Query, 153 SC 76, 150 SE 352.

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  • Chautauqua — war eine Bewegung der Erwachsenenbildung in den ländlichen Gebieten der USA vom Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts bis zum Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts. Als Form der Lehrrede kombinierte die Chautauqua unterhaltende wie auch bildende Elemente in einer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chautauqua — Chautauqua, KS U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 113 Housing Units (2000): 72 Land area (2000): 0.425810 sq. miles (1.102843 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.425810 sq. miles (1.102843 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Chautauqua, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 113 Housing Units (2000): 72 Land area (2000): 0.425810 sq. miles (1.102843 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.425810 sq. miles (1.102843 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Chautauqua — Chau*tau qua a meeting, usually held in the summer outdoors or under a temporary tent, providing public lectures combined with entertainment such as concerts and plays. It originated in the village of Chautauqua, N. Y., in 1874, and was popular… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chautauqua —   [ʃə tɔːkwə], Ferienzentrum im äußersten Westen des Staates New York, USA, am Chautauquasee, mit der Chautauqua Institution, einem 1874 gegründeten bedeutenden Erwachsenenbildungszentrum mit Bibliotheken, Theater und Konzertsälen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • chautauqua — [shə tô′kwə] n. [< the summer schools inaugurated at Chautauqua in 1874] an educational and recreational assembly with lectures, concerts, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Chautauqua — (spr. schataokwă), Hauptort der gleichnamigen Grafschaft im W. des Staates New York, berühmt als Ausgangspunkt der auf Verbreitung höherer Volksbildung gerichteten Bewegung (»University Extension«) mit vielbesuchten Vortragszyklen während des… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Chautauqua — assembly for popular education, 1873, from town in New York, U.S., where an annual Methodist summer colony featured lectures. The name is from ja dahgweh, a Seneca (Iroquoian) name, possibly one has taken out fish there, but an alternative… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Chautauqua — ☆ Chautauqua [shə tô′kwə ] 1. [< Seneca name; prob., lit., “one has taken out fish there”] 2. lake in SW N.Y.: 18 mi (29 km) long 3. town on this lake: pop. 5,000 Chautauquan adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • Chautauqua — This article is about the adult education movement. For other uses of Chautauqua, see Chautauqua (disambiguation). Chautauqua (  /ʃəˈ …   Wikipedia

  • Chautauqua — /sheuh taw kweuh, cheuh /, n. 1. Lake, a lake in SW New York. 18 mi. (29 km) long. 2. a village on this lake: summer educational center. 3. an annual educational meeting, originating in this village in 1874, providing public lectures, concerts,… …   Universalium


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