Definition of coram populo in English:

coram populo


  • In public.

    • ‘Consecration through the vow of obedience, on the other hand, is made coram populo, that is, in front of everyone.’
    • ‘While there is some positive symbolism to be recognized in Mass coram populo, there is also a very negative symbolism.’
    • ‘A girl gives or sells herself to anybody she chooses, and does it almost coram populo, without her reputation's suffering the slightest bit.’


Latin, literally ‘in the presence of the people’.


coram populo

/ˌkɔːrəm ˈpɒpjʊləʊ/