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Corpus Christi

noun Cor·pus Chris·ti \ˈkr-pəs-ˈkris-tē\

Definition of CORPUS CHRISTI

:  the Thursday after Trinity observed as a Roman Catholic festival in honor of the Eucharist

Origin of CORPUS CHRISTI

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, literally, body of Christ
First Known Use: 14th century

Corpus Christi

geographical name Cor·pus Chris·ti \ˌkr-pəs-ˈkris-tē\

Definition of CORPUS CHRISTI

city & port S Texas on Corpus Christi Bay (inlet of Gulf of Mexico) at mouth of the Nueces pop 305,215

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