Pronunciation: (kôr, kōr),[key] —n., —pl.corpsPronunciation: (kôrz, kōrz).[key] 1. Mil. a. a military organization consisting of officers and enlisted personnel or of officers alone: the U.S. Marine Corps; corps of cadets. b. a military unit of ground combat forces consisting of two or more divisions and other troops.
2. a group of persons associated or acting together: the diplomatic corps; the press corps. 3. Print.a Continental designation that, preceded by a number, indicates size of type in Didot points of 0.0148 in. (3.8 mm): 14 corps. 4. Obs.corpse.