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Definition of nativity:

  1. 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.
  2. A representation of the positions of the heavenly bodies as the moment of one's birth, supposed to indicate his future destinies; a horoscope.
  3. The coming into life or into the world; birth; also, the circumstances attending birth, as time, place, manner, etc.

Synonyms:

nascence, nascency, birthing, giving birth, parturition, birthing, birth, parthenogeny, parentage, Christmas, parthenogenesis, coming of the Christ-child, Holy Night, virgin birth.

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