from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the lake or the county of Chautauqua, in southwestern New York.
  • Of or pertaining to the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, founded for the promotion of home reading and study in connection with the summer school which meets at Chautauqua Lake, or its courses of study.
  • In geology, noting a division of the Devonian of North America, which comprises the last period (Chemung beds) of the Neodevonian.
  • n. A member of the Chautauqua Circle, or one who takes or has taken its course of study and examinations.


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