Corpus ChristiCor·pus Chris·ti
a festival celebrated on the Thursday or Sunday after Trinity Sunday, in honor of the Eucharist
Origin of Corpus ChristiL, Body of Christ
city in SE Tex., on the Gulf of Mexico
Origin of Corpus Christiafter Corpus Christi Bay (on which it lies): bay so named by Spanish explorers entering it (1519) on Corpus Christi
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.
A Christian feast in honor of the Eucharist, observed on the first Thursday or the first Sunday after Trinity Sunday.
Origin of Corpus ChristiMiddle English, from Medieval Latin Corpus Chr&imacron;st&imacron;, body of Christ : Latin corpus, body + Latin Chr&imacron;st&imacron;, genitive of Chr&imacron;stus, Christ.
Latin, meaning "body of Christ".