Chautauqua is a word from the Iroquois meaning "bag tied in the middle/two moccasins tied together".
"Where the fish was taken out" another meaning of Chautauqua by W.M. Beauchamp. See link to his 1891 musings on the originations, etymology, and possible differences in meanings & spellings of the word commonly known as Chautauqua. https://www.jstor.org/stable/1766994?seq=2#page_scan_tab_contents
- Chautauqua, an adult education movement featuring lectures, plays, and musical performances; the word is also used for any single organization pursuing this activity. The idea was originated in 1874 in Chautauqua, New York, which lends its name to the format, but was soon copied elsewhere.
- Chautauqua Institution, where the Chautauqua movement started in 1874; still in operation
- Chautauqua, a literary journal published by the Chautauqua Institution
- Chautauqua Lake, a lake in Chautauqua County in western New York, and the source of all other places with this name
- Chautauqua, Illinois, a private summer resort, originally started as a tent Chautauqua
- Chautauqua, Kansas, a city
- Chautauqua, New York, a town
- Chautauqua (CDP), New York, census-designated place corresponding to the area of the Chautauqua Institution
- Chautauqua, Ohio, a town
- Chautauqua County, Kansas
- Chautauqua County, New York
- Chautauqua Park, a park in the foothills of Boulder, CO
- Chautauqua Park Historic District, a neighborhood in Des Moines, Iowa
- Chautauqua Airlines, a regional airline based in Indianapolis, Indiana
- Chautauqua (horse), a champion Australian horse that has won Group races or listed races
- 21st-century Chautauquas, a list of present-day Chautauquas
- New Chautauqua, music album by Pat Metheny
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'Chautauqua and Other Iroquois Names' 1891. https://www.jstor.org/stable/1766994?seq=2#page_scan_tab_contents