Definition of coram populo in English:

coram populo


  • In public.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Consecration through the vow of obedience, on the other hand, is made coram populo, that is, in front of everyone.’


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


coram populo

/ˌkɔːrəm ˈpɒpjʊləʊ/