Main definitions of Corpus Christi in English

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Corpus Christi1

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.

Pronunciation:

Corpus Christi

/ˌkɔːpəs ˈkrɪsti/

Main definitions of Corpus Christi in English

: Corpus Christi1Corpus Christi2

Corpus Christi2

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.

Pronunciation:

Corpus Christi

/ˌkɔːpəs ˈkrɪsti/