Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi

[kawr-puhs kris-tee, -tahy]
noun Roman Catholic Church.
a festival in honor of the Eucharist, celebrated on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English < Medieval Latin: literally, body of Christ

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Corpus Christi

[kawr-puhs kris-tee]
noun
a seaport in S Texas.
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Corpus Christi1 (ˈkrɪstɪ)
 
n
chiefly RC Church a festival in honour of the Eucharist, observed on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday
 
[C14: from Latin: body of Christ]

Corpus Christi2 (ˈkrɪstɪ)
 
n
a port in S Texas, on Corpus Christi Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico. Pop: 279 208 (2003 est)

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