Definition of nativity:
- 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.
- A representation of the positions of the heavenly bodies as the moment of one's birth, supposed to indicate his future destinies; a horoscope.
- The coming into life or into the world; birth; also, the circumstances attending birth, as time, place, manner, etc.
- beginning (part of speech: noun)
Literal, because on each such nativity old Rufus Higginbothom, who had found it easier to make millions than to learn to write, signed his famous " X" to a five- hundred- thousand- dollar check of greeting to the new arrival.- "Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl", Fannie Hurst.
- "Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights", Kelly Miller.
He recalled the walks on moonlit nights, the fair, the dark December mornings after the mass of Nativity, the holy water that he used to offer her, when she would thank him with a look charged with a whole epic of love, both of them trembling as their fingers touched.- "The Reign of Greed Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo'", Jose Rizal.