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nativity

  

      n   pl   , -ties   birth or origin, esp. in relation to the circumstances surrounding it  
     (C14: via Old French from Late Latin nativitas birth: see native)  


Nativity  
      n  
1    the birth of Jesus Christ  
2    the feast of Christmas as a commemoration of this  
3   
a    an artistic representation of the circumstances of the birth of Christ  
b    (as modifier)  
a Nativity play     
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Nativity  
      n  
1    the birth of Jesus Christ  
2    the feast of Christmas as a commemoration of this  
3   
a    an artistic representation of the circumstances of the birth of Christ  
b    (as modifier)  
a Nativity play     


nativity  
      n   pl   , -ties   birth or origin, esp. in relation to the circumstances surrounding it  
     (C14: via Old French from Late Latin nativitas birth: see native)  

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nativity

  
1    birth, delivery, parturition  
2    crèche, manger scene  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    death, demise, dying, expiration  

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