Main definitions of Corpus Christi in English

: Corpus Christi1Corpus Christi2

Corpus Christi1

proper noun

  • A city and port in southern Texas, on Corpus Christi Bay; population 286,462 (est. 2008)

Pronunciation

Corpus Christi

/ˌkɔrpəs ˈkrɪsti//ˌkôrpəs ˈkristē/

Main definitions of Corpus Christi in English

: Corpus Christi1Corpus Christi2

Corpus Christi2

  • 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

/ˌkôrpəs ˈkristē//ˌkɔrpəs ˈkrɪsti/