Corpus Christi
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin, literally, body of Christ Date: 14th century the Thursday after Trinity observed as a Roman Catholic festival in honor of the Eucharist II. geographical name city & port S Texas on Corpus Christi Bay (inlet of Gulf of Mexico) at mouth of the Nueces population 277,454

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  • Corpus Christi — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Corpus Christi (desambiguación). Custodia en la celebración del Corpus Christi de La Puebla del Río, Sevilla …   Wikipedia Español

  • Corpus Christi — ( body of Christ in Latin) may refer to: Contents 1 Religion 2 Places and related matters 3 Educational institutions 3.1 University Colleges …   Wikipedia

  • Corpus Christi — (lat. „Leib Christi“) bezeichnet: einen christlichen Fachbegriff, siehe Leib Christi das christliche Fest Fronleichnam eine Stadt in Texas (USA), siehe Corpus Christi (Texas) die Ökumenische Studentengruppierung Corpus Christi den ursprünglichen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Corpus Christi — Corpus Cor pus ( p[u^]s), n.; pl. {Corpora} ( p[ o]*r[.a]). [L.] A body, living or dead; the corporeal substance of a thing. [1913 Webster] {Corpus callosum} (k[a^]l*l[=o] s[u^]m); pl. {Corpora callosa} ( s?) [NL., callous body] (Anat.), the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corpus Christi — Corpus Christi, TX U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 277454 Housing Units (2000): 107831 Land area (2000): 154.639124 sq. miles (400.513476 sq. km) Water area (2000): 305.597535 sq. miles (791.493948 sq. km) Total area (2000): 460.236659 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Corpus Christi — Corpus Christi, Einfuhrhafen im nordamerik. Staate Texas, an der Corpus Christi Bai, (1900) 4703 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Corpus Christi — (del latín; pronunciamos Corpus Cristi ) sustantivo masculino 1. Área: religión Corpus …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Corpus Christi — Corpus Christi1 [kris′tē] [L, Body of Christ] Eccles. a festival celebrated on the Thursday or Sunday after Trinity Sunday, in honor of the Eucharist Corpus Christi2 [kris′tē] city in SE Tex., on the Gulf of Mexico: pop. 277,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Corpus Chrísti — (lat.), Fronleichnam (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Corpus Christi — /kawr peuhs kris tee, tuy/, Rom. Cath. Ch. a festival in honor of the Eucharist, celebrated on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday. [1325 75; ME < ML: lit., body of Christ] /kawr peuhs kris tee/ a seaport in S Texas. 231,999. * * * City (pop., 2000 …   Universalium

  • Corpus Christi — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Corpus Christi signifie en latin Corps du Christ. Religion chrétienne Corpus Christi : fête religieuse catholique et anglicane célébrée le jeudi qui… …   Wikipédia en Français

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