nativity

Christian festival celebrating a birth:Christmas has been celebrated on 25 December from AD 336 in memory of the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem;Nativity of the Virgin Mary is celebrated on 8 September...
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Nativity

Na·tiv'i·ty noun ; plural Nativies . [ French nativité , Latin nativitas . See Native , and confer NaïvetÉ .] 1. The coming into life or into the world; birth; also, the circumstances attending birth, as time, place, manner, etc. Chaucer.
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nativity

Origin: F. Nativite, L. Nativitas. See Native, and cf. Naivete. ... 1. The coming into life or into the world; birth; also, the circumstances attending birth, as time, place, manner, etc. 'I have served him from the hour of my nativity.' (Shak) 'Thou hast left . The land of thy nativity.' (Ruth II. 11) 'These in their dark nativity the deep Shall y
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Nativity

• (n.) A picture representing or symbolizing the early infancy of Christ. The simplest form is the babe in a rude cradle, and the heads of an ox and an ass to express the stable in which he was born. • (n.) A representation of the positions of the heavenly bodies as the moment of one`s birth, supposed to indicate his future destinies; a h
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Nativity

(from the article `Christianity`) ...in the accompanying ceremony play the roles of the Holy Family and other saints important to the altar display. Re-creating the Holy Family`s ... ...the year of the foundation of the city`). Christ`s birth was at first believed to have occurred on the December 25 immediately preceding. Years ......
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Nativity

(from the article `Barocci, Federico`) ...This is particularly evident in the many paintings by Barocci on the theme of the Madonna; two of the most famous are the `Madonna del Popolo` ...
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Nativity

a theme in Christian art depicting the newborn Jesus with the Virgin Mary and other figures, following descriptions of Christ`s birth in the Gospels ... [3 related articles]
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nativity

  1. the event of being born
  2. the theological doctrine that Jesus Christ had no human father; Christians believe that Jesus's birth fulfilled Old Testament prophecies and was attended by miracles; the Nativity is celebrated at Christmas

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nativity

Christian festival celebrating a birth: Christmas has been celebrated on 25 December from AD 336 in memory of the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem; Nativity of the Virgin Mary is celebrated on 8 September by the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches; Nativity of John the Baptist is celebrated on 24 June by the Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, an...
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Nativity

A natal horoscope.
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Nativity

The birth of a person.
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