Definitions for nativitynəˈtɪv ɪ ti, neɪ-

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. birth, nativity, nascency, nascence(noun)

    the event of being born

    "they celebrated the birth of their first child"

  2. Virgin Birth, 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

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  1. nativity(Noun)

    Birth; the place, time and circumstances of a birth.

  2. nativity(Noun)

    The birth of Jesus Christ (the Nativity).

  3. nativity(Noun)

    A horoscope associated with a person's birth.

  4. Nativity(Noun)

    The birth of Jesus as described in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke.

  5. Nativity(Noun)


  6. Origin: nativitas, birth

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Nativity(noun)

    the coming into life or into the world; birth; also, the circumstances attending birth, as time, place, manner, etc

  2. Nativity(noun)

    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

  3. Nativity(noun)

    a representation of the positions of the heavenly bodies as the moment of one's birth, supposed to indicate his future destinies; a horoscope

  4. Origin: [F. nativit, L. nativitas. See Native, and cf. Navet.]

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