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nativity

noun na·tiv·i·ty \nə-ˈti-və-tē, nā-\
plural na·tiv·i·ties

Definition of NATIVITY

1
:  the process or circumstances of being born :  birth; especially capitalized :  the birth of Jesus
2
:  a horoscope at or of the time of one's birth
3
:  the place of origin

Examples of NATIVITY

  1. <my father and grandparents were proud observers of my nativity>

Origin of NATIVITY

Middle English nativite, from Anglo-French nativité, from Medieval Latin nativitat-, nativitas, from Late Latin, birth, from Latin nativus
First Known Use: 14th century
NATIVITIES Defined for Kids

Nativity

noun Na·tiv·i·ty \nə-ˈti-və-tē\
plural Na·tiv·i·ties

Definition of NATIVITY for Kids

:  the birth of Jesus Christ <a Nativity scene>

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