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Examples of nativity in a Sentence
my father and grandparents were proud observers of my nativity
Recent Examples of nativity from the Web
Ruby) is the smart negotiator of the group who wants to be seen as a man, but his ideas of manhood don't square with the reality of sharing a room with his abuela, her light-up nativity scenes and Our Lady of Guadalupe collection.
The question of nativity, of who is an American, an Illinoisan, is something to think about in this birthday year.
The nativity of Wakanda becomes very curious, and suggests the name of the fictitious land in the beginning was in no way African but thoroughly American.
Winfrey says of the film, which delivers a fun retelling of the nativity for kids.
Starting on Page 30 are the instructions for documenting nativity, which say that the state or territory is to be given for people born in the United States.
The Christmas lights stayed up until February, Ms. Milligan said, and the nativity star in the window remains there to this day.
The live nativity will feature live animals and people, as well as live music from 5 to 6 p.m. There will also be a campfire provided by the Boy Scouts.
Prince Harry was also spotted en route to his nativity in the 1980s.
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Did You Know?
Nativity is one of many words born of the Latin verb nasci, which means "to be born." The gestation of the word was a long one. "Nasci" developed in Latin into nativitas, meaning "birth," which passed through Middle French as nativité before entering English in the 14th century. "Nativity" has many siblings and cousins in our language; other terms of the lineage of "nasci" include "cognate," "innate," "nascent," "native," and "renaissance."
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