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Natal

Syllabification: Na·tal
Pronunciation: /nəˈtäl
 
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  • 1A province on the eastern coast of South Africa that was renamed KwaZulu-Natal in 1994.
  • 2A port on the Atlantic coast of northeastern Brazil; population 774,230 (2007).

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There are 3 definitions of Natal in English:

natal1

Syllabification: na·tal
Pronunciation: /ˈnātl
 
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adjective

  • Of or relating to the place or time of one’s birth: her natal home
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    • The Aphelops bias is similar and could be explained as a natal birth bias.
    • The first was the birth or natal status of the child defined by social and canonical conventions, and the social status of the parents.
    • Most women give birth in their natal households, to which they return when childbirth is near.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin natalis, from nat- 'born', from the verb nasci.

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natal2

Syllabification: na·tal
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈnātl/

adjective

Anatomy
  • Of or relating to the buttocks: the natal cleft
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    • The distribution of psoriasis on extensor surfaces, scalp and natal cleft helps distinguish psoriasis from discoid eczema.
    • A second patient brought mobile phone images of his partner's episodic natal cleft rash, which had defied GP and dermatological diagnosis for 3 years.
    • The operation consists of making a 5-7cm incision, usually in the natal cleft crease.

Origin

late 19th century: from nates + -al.

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