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Word of the Day 12/23/20 Nativity

Nativity (noun)
nativity [ nuh-tiv-i-tee, ney- ]


noun, plural na·tiv·i·ties.
1. birth.
2. birth with reference to place or attendant circumstances: of Irish nativity.
3. (initial capital letter) the birth of Christ.
4. (initial capital letter) the church festival commemorating the birth of Christ; Christmas.
5. (initial capital letter) a representation of the birth of Christ, as in art.
6. Astrology. a horoscope of a person's birth.

WORDS RELATED TO NATIVITY
genesis, birth, delivery, beginning, childbirth, creation, birthplace, formation, production, establishment, formulation, ingress, dawning, outset, dawn, introduction, start, initiation, outbreak, inauguration

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Origin: before 1150; Middle English nativite < Middle French < Late Latin nātīvitāt- (stem of nātīvitās;see native, -ity); replacing late Old English nativiteth < Old French nativited < Late Latin, as above

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR NATIVITY
Nativity scenes “acknowledge the very real history and identity of the vast majority of our citizens.”
SARAH PALIN IS HERE TO SAVE CHRISTMAS, THANK GOD|CANDIDA MOSS|NOVEMBER 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST

On to the Church of the Nativity, where POTUS could meet with his Christian brothers and sisters for Easter.
WELCOME TO PALESTINE: WHAT'S YOUR FAITH?|MAYSOON ZAYID|MARCH 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST

Walking through a forest one night, meditating on the Nativity, he looked through the branches of a tree and saw a star.
A HOLIDAY LESSON FROM AUSCHWITZ|CHRISTOPHER BUCKLEY|DECEMBER 26, 2009|DAILY BEAST

Some well-dressed men, in a state of strong drink, were boasting of their respective places of nativity.
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARD|CHARLES FARRAR BROWNE (AKA ARTEMUS WARD)

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