Corpus Christi

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

Definition of Corpus Christi

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

Origin and Etymology of corpus christi

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, literally, body of Christ


First Known Use: 14th century


Corpus Christi

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

Definition of Corpus Christi

  1. city and port on Corpus Christi Bay (an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico) at the mouth of the Nueces River in southern Texas population 305,215


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