the Nativity

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(ˈneitiv) adjective
1. where one was born. my native land.
2. belonging to that place; local. the native customs/art of Brazil; This animal/plant is native to Australia.
3. belonging by race to a country. a native Englishman.
4. belonging to a person naturally. native intelligence.
1. a person born in a certain place. a native of Scotland; a native of London.
2. one of the original inhabitants of a country eg before the arrival of explorers, immigrants etc. Columbus thought the natives of America were Indians.
Native ˈAmerican noun
American Indian.
native ˈlanguage/ˈtongue noun
My native language is Spanish, but I also speak English and German.
native speaker
a person who has spoken a particular language ever since he was able to speak at all. I am a native speaker of English; a native Spanish speaker.
native to
(of plants and animals) belonging originally to a particular place. These birds are native to Australia.
the Nativity (nəˈtivəti)
the birth of Christ.
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These bells reminded Pierre that it was Sunday and the feast of the Nativity of the Virgin.
In the huge Church of the Nativity, in Bethlehem, built fifteen hundred years ago by the inveterate St.
The Church of the Nativity is almost as well packed with exceeding holy places as the Church of the Holy Sepulchre itself.
Sometimes, in the later period, altogether original and very realistic scenes from actual English life were added, like the very clever but very coarse parody on the Nativity play in the 'Towneley' cycle.
John,” said the divine, when the figure of Judge Temple disappeared, the last of the group, “to-morrow is the festival of the nativity of our blessed Redeemer, when the church has appointed prayers and thanksgivings to be offered up by her children, and when all are invited to partake of the mystical elements.
The prince took a cab and drove to a street near the Nativity, where he soon discovered the house he was seeking.
This piece in particular, is visually striking and plays upon all our inherited images of the nativity scene deriving from scripture, art, Christmas cards, and the nativity set in the home and church.
Illustrated with full-color photography throughout, The Season of the Nativity is packed with ideas for everything from unique advent calendars to using one's whole body to learn and reenact biblical parables, to planting bulbs and watching them grow in parallel with seasonal anticipation.
Co-founder Siobhan Freegard joined the site's users in calling for children not to be bombarded with commercial messages this winter and to protect school productions of the nativity.
Parent Ashleigh Race whose daughter Georgie was an angel in the production said: "Georgie has been super excited about the nativity play.
Whether pupils are acting out the nativity or performing in a play about another aspect of the Christmas they're part of a seasonal tradition stretching back across several generations.
Leventis Gallery in Nicosia yet, the first international temporary exhibition entitled The Nativity Stories may be just the collection of art to do with the festive season to give you your first look at the gallery.

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