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(Education) (in the US, formerly) a summer school or educational meeting held in the summer
[C19: named after Chautauqua, a lake in New York near which such a school was first held]
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(ʃəˈtɔ kwə, tʃə-)

1. Lake, a lake in SW New York. 18 mi. (29 km) long.
2. a village on this lake: summer educational center.
3. the annual summer meetings of this center, with public lectures, concerts, etc.
4. (usu. l.c.) a similar assembly elsewhere.
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 an educational assembly modelled on that at Lake Chautauqua, 1874.
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