What does the word caucus mean?

Usage examples for caucus

  1. Madison had been the unanimous choice of the congressional caucus held in May; but only eighty- three out of one hundred and thirty- three Republicans had attended, and the discontent of New York Republicans was well known. – Union and Democracy by Allen Johnson
  2. The meeting was, in fact, what we should call a caucus, rather than a general gathering. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  3. Ricky still meant to bring it up at caucus, and Tom still had to know what his own response would be. – The Way of Decision by M. C. Pease