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English definition of “the Nativity”

the Nativity

noun [S]     /nəˈtɪv.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ə.t̬i/
the birth of Jesus Christ , celebrated by Christians at Christmas The Bible - people, events and placesReligious festivalsCelebrations, parties and special occasions
(Definition of the Nativity noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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