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CORPUS CHRISTI

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CORPUS CHRISTI (noun)
  The noun CORPUS CHRISTI has 2 senses:

1. Thursday after Trinity Sunday; first celebrated in 1246
2. a city in southern Texas on an arm of the Gulf of Mexico

  Familiarity information: CORPUS CHRISTI used as a noun is rare.


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CORPUS CHRISTI (noun)


Sense 1Corpus Christi [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Thursday after Trinity Sunday; first celebrated in 1246

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Hypernyms ("Corpus Christi" is a kind of...):

Christian holy day (a religious holiday for Christians)


Sense 2Corpus Christi [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A city in southern Texas on an arm of the Gulf of Mexico

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

Holonyms ("Corpus Christi" is a part of...):

Lone-Star State; Texas; TX (the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico)


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