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Noun: nativity  nu'ti-vu-tee
  1. The event of being born
    "they celebrated the nativity of their first child";
    - birth, nascency, nascence
Noun: Nativity  nu'ti-vu-tee
  1. 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
    - Virgin Birth

Derived forms: nativities, Nativities

Type of: alteration, change, modification, theological doctrine

Part of: Christian theology

Encyclopedia: Nativity