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Meaning of caucus

Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez


It is a term used in U.S. politics. It means Assembly of Parties. Internal party meetings . They are held to elect delegates from various states by parties. Primary conventions . The term has indigenous origin (Algonquin). Formerly it was the meeting of indigenous chieftains.


John Rene Plaut

CAUCUS of the alconquin, North American tribe, in which cau-cau-as-u is meeting of chieftains or council. The Democratic party once liked to incorporate indigenous terms into the language incorporated it in 1763 as a synonym for political convention to choose, through primaries, the presidential candidate, or other office.





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