Associations to the word «Nativity»

Pictures for the word «Nativity»


NATIVITY, noun. (now dated) Someone's birth; the place, time and circumstances of a birth. [from 14th c.]
NATIVITY, noun. (also with capital initial) The birth of Jesus. [from 14th c.]
NATIVITY, noun. (Christianity) The festival celebrating the birth of Jesus; Christmas Day. [from 12th c.]
NATIVITY, noun. (astrology) Someone's birth considered as a means of astrology; a horoscope associated with a person's birth. [from 14th c.]
NATIVITY, noun. (Christianity) The birth of Jesus as described in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke.
NATIVITY, noun. (by extension) Christmas.
NATIVITY PLAY, noun. (Christianity) A dramatic depiction of the story of the birth of Jesus Christ, commonly performed by children in churches and in Christian schools during the Christmas season.
NATIVITY SCENE, noun. (Christianity) A depiction—which may be pictorial, dramatic, or by means of figurines—of the birth of Jesus Christ in a manger, as described in the New Testament account.
NATIVITY SCENE, noun. Alternative spelling of Nativity Scene

Dictionary definition

NATIVITY, noun. The event of being born; "they celebrated the birth of their first child".
NATIVITY, noun. 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.

Wise words

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Florence Scovel Shinn