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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