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nativity

Pronunciation: /nəˈtɪvəti/

Translation of nativity in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [formal] natividad (feminine) [formal] The Nativity [Religion/Religión] la Natividad, Navidad (feminine) a Nativity [Art/Arte] un nacimiento
    Example sentences
    • He promised that when the war was over he would return and offer his services to free the land of his nativity.
    • Thus, once again, a moment of rebirth occurs, a new shining nativity of a new soul, not as a physical entity vulnerable to decomposition, but a living memory to the immortal and indestructible nation.
    • He moved to the city three or four years ago - for reasons he won't disclose, but which might relate to his partner's nativity.

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