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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Caucus (0.00895 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Caucus.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: caucus caucus n : a closed political meeting v : meet to select a candidate or promote a policy
English → English (gcide) Definition: Caucus Caucus \Cau"cus\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Caucused; p. pr. & vb. n. Caucusing.] To hold, or meet in, a caucus or caucuses. [1913 Webster] Caucus \Cau"cus\, n. [Etymology uncertain. Mr. J. H. Trumbull finds the origin of caucus in the N. A. Indian word cawcawwassough or ca['u] cau-as'u one who urges or pushes on, a promoter. See citation for an early use of the word caucus.] A meeting, especially a preliminary meeting, of persons belonging to a party, to nominate candidates for public office, or to select delegates to a nominating convention, or to confer regarding measures of party policy; a political primary meeting. [1913 Webster] This day learned that the caucus club meets, at certain times, in the garret of Tom Dawes, the adjutant of the Boston regiment. --John Adams's Diary [Feb., 1763]. [1913 Webster]


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