- The definition of a corps is a group of people working together or under the same organization to achieve a common goal or goals.
- Examples of a corps are the diplomatic corps or the press corp in Washington D.C.
- An example of a corps is Learn and Serve America.
- Corps is defined as a special branch of the military or a group of combat forces consisting of two or more divisions and assisting troops.
- An example of corps is the British Cavalry during WWI.
- An example of corps is the United States Marines.
- a body of people associated in some work, organization, etc. under common direction: a diplomatic corps
- a branch of the armed forces having some specialized function: the Signal Corps, the Marine Corps
- a tactical subdivision of an army, normally composed of two or more divisions, plus auxiliary service troops
Origin of corpsMiddle English from Old French corps, cors, body from Classical Latin corpus, body: see corpus
- a. A separate branch or department of the armed forces having a specialized function.b. A tactical unit of ground combat forces between a division and an army commanded by a lieutenant general and composed of two or more divisions and auxiliary service troops.
- A body of persons acting together or associated under common direction: the press corps.
Origin of corpsFrench from Old French from Latin corpus body ; see kwrep- in Indo-European roots.