Corpus Christi


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Cor·pus Chris·ti 1

 (kôr′pəs krĭs′tē)
A city of southern Texas on Corpus Christi Bay, an arm of the Gulf of Mexico at the mouth of the Nueces River. Founded as a trading post in 1839, the city developed as a port.

Cor·pus Chris·ti 2

 (kôr′pəs krĭs′tē)
n.
A Christian feast in honor of the Eucharist, observed on the first Thursday or the first Sunday after Trinity Sunday.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin Corpus Chrīstī, body of Christ : Latin corpus, body + Latin Chrīstī, genitive of Chrīstus, Christ.]

Corpus Christi

(ˈkrɪstɪ)
n
(Roman Catholic Church) chiefly RC Church a festival in honour of the Eucharist, observed on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday
[C14: from Latin: body of Christ]

Corpus Christi

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

Cor•pus Chris•ti

(ˈkɔr pəs ˈkrɪs ti, -taɪ)
n.
a festival in honor of the Eucharist, celebrated on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday.
[1325–75; Middle English < Medieval Latin: literally, body of Christ]

Cor•pus Chris•ti

(ˈkɔr pəs ˈkrɪs ti)
n.
a seaport in S Texas. 280,260.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Corpus Christi - Thursday after Trinity SundayCorpus Christi - Thursday after Trinity Sunday; first celebrated in 1246
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
2.Corpus Christi - a city in southern Texas on an arm of the Gulf of Mexico
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
Translations

Corpus Christi

n (Eccl) → Fronleichnam m

Corpus Christi

[ˈkɔːpəsˈkrɪstɪ] n (feast) → Corpus Domini m
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Corpus Christi, in the county of Nueces, and all the cities situated on the Rio Bravo, Laredo, Comalites, San Ignacio on the Web, Rio Grande City on the Starr, Edinburgh in the Hidalgo, Santa Rita, Elpanda, Brownsville in the Cameron, formed an imposing league against the pretensions of Florida.
I forgot to say that Chrysostom, who is dead, was a great man for writing verses, so much so that he made carols for Christmas Eve, and plays for Corpus Christi, which the young men of our village acted, and all said they were excellent.
But this was not so easy a matter, for the streets were thronged with people, and Rome was already a prey to that low and feverish murmur which precedes all great events; and at Rome there are four great events in every year, -- the Carnival, Holy Week, Corpus Christi, and the Feast of St.
This was Corpus Christi Day, a feast founded by Pope Urban IV in 1264.
In 1311 a new impetus was given to the whole ceremony by the establishment of the late spring festival of Corpus Christi, a celebration of the doctrine of transubstantiation.
Aiglet de Soins, Hutin de Mailly Two equerries, Corpus Christi !
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Trafigura Trading and Buckeye Partners announced that Trafigura has received its first delivery of Permian crude oil from Plains All American's Cactus II pipeline at the Buckeye Texas Partners terminal in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Rachel Kaye said she and daughter Lacey-Mae have been in tears after losing an appeal when Corpus Christi Roman Catholic High School said it could not offer her a place to start next term.
STUDENTS from Cardiff's Corpus Christi High School have been invited to perform with national and international professional musicians in Slovakia.
The annual Corpus Christi procession was a huge event inMiddlesbrough- if you remember taking part or perhaps watching, you'll know the sheer scale of it.

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