Dictionary
 Open and Collaborative
 Home page

Meaning of caucus




Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez

caucus
  7

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.

  



  ADD NEW MEANING  




       

          


This website uses your own and third party cookies to optimize your navigation, adapt to your preferences and perform analytical work. As we continue to navigate, we understand that you accept our Cookies Policies