Definition of Corpus christi

1. Noun. Thursday after Trinity Sunday; first celebrated in 1246.

Generic synonyms: Christian Holy Day

2. Noun. A city in southern Texas on an arm of the Gulf of Mexico.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Lone-star State, Texas, Tx

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corpus Christi

Cornus sanguinea
Cornus stolonifera
Coromandel gooseberry
Corona Australis
Corona Austrina
Corona Borealis
Corona Corona
Coronilla varia
Corpus Christi
Correra's line
Corrigan's pulse
Corrigan's sign
Corsac fox
Corsac foxes

Literary usage of Corpus christi

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1. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant by Ulysses Simpson Grant (1885)
"T^ARLY in September the regiment left New Or- 1—* leans for corpus christi, now in Texas. Ocean steamers were not then common, and the passage was made in ..."

2. Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico by John Russell Bartlett (1854)
"Here there is plenty of water; but on the bar which connects it with the Gulf there is only about six feet. corpus christi Bay is about forty miles from ..."

3. Publications by Oxford Historical Society, Bostonian Society (1889)
"corpus christi COLLEDGE. (Incipit fol. 32a) Having finished our discourse concernir Brasen-nose Colledge, wee must proceede to speak of Corpus Chris ..."

4. English Pageantry: An Historical Outline by Robert Withington (1918)
"She points out that the York processions had nothing to do with the corpus christi plays, and says : " My father made a natural error, (in which Drake ..."

5. Southwestern Historical Quarterly by Texas State Historical Association, Eugene Campbell Barker, Herbert Eugene Bolton, University of Texas at Austin Center for Studies in Texas History (1901)
"The country surrounding the little city of corpus christi, on the southern coast of Texas, has been the field of many bloody encounters which have helped to ..."

6. English Literature from Widsith to the Death of Chaucer: A Source Book by Allen Rogers Benham (1916)
"The first is the proclamation of the town clerk at York in 1394 of the annual corpus christi festival. This document shows the conditions under which such ..."

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