Main meanings of Corpus Christi in English

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Corpus Christi1

Pronunciation /ˌkɔːpəs ˈkrɪsti/

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proper noun

  • A city and port in southern Texas; population 286,462 (est. 2008). It is situated on Corpus Christi Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico.

Main meanings of Corpus Christi in English

: Corpus Christi1Corpus Christi2

Corpus Christi2

Pronunciation /ˌkɔːpəs ˈkrɪsti/

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noun

  • A feast of the Western Christian Church commemorating the institution of the Eucharist, observed on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday.

Origin

Latin, literally ‘body of Christ’.