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coram populo Line breaks: coram pop¦ulo
Pronunciation: /ˌkɔːrəm ˈpɒpjʊləʊ/

Definition of coram populo in English:


In public.
Example sentences
  • Consecration through the vow of obedience, on the other hand, is made coram populo, that is, in front of everyone.
  • While there is some positive symbolism to be recognized in Mass coram populo, there is also a very negative symbolism.
  • A girl gives or sells herself to anybody she chooses, and does it almost coram populo, without her reputation's suffering the slightest bit.


Latin, literally 'in the presence of the people'.

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