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na•tiv•i•ty



Pronunciation: (nu-tiv'i-tē, nā-), [key]
n.,
pl. -ties.

1. birth.
2. birth with reference to place or attendant circumstances: of Irish nativity.
3. (cap.) the birth of Christ.
4. (cap.) the church festival commemorating the birth of Christ; Christmas.
5. (cap.) a representation of the birth of Christ, as in art.
6. Astrol.a horoscope of a person's birth.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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