Definition of nativity play in English:

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nativity play

Pronunciation: /nəˈtivədē plā/

noun

A play, typically performed by children at Christmas, based on the events surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ.
Example sentences
  • Members of the Clubs will present a nativity play with Christmas carol singing and other forms of entertainment.
  • There was a tremendous turn out for the annual nativity play before Christmas.
  • The students of the school raised the money from a nativity play they staged at Christmas time.

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Syllabification: na·tiv·i·ty play

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