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Corpus Christi

[kawr-puh s kris-tee, -tahy] /ˈkɔr pəs ˈkrɪs ti, -taɪ/
noun, Roman Catholic Church
1.
a festival in honor of the Eucharist, celebrated on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English < Medieval Latin: literally, body of Christ

Corpus Christi

[kawr-puh s kris-tee] /ˈkɔr pəs ˈkrɪs ti/
noun
1.
a seaport in S Texas.
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Corpus Christi1

/ˈkrɪstɪ/
noun
1.
(mainly RC Church) a festival in honour of the Eucharist, observed on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday
Word Origin
C14: from Latin: body of Christ

Corpus Christi2

/ˈkrɪstɪ/
noun
1.
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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