Definitions

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  • noun Christianity The birth of Jesus as described in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke.
  • noun by extension Christmas.

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Examples

  • The Church of the Nativity is a shabby mess, the result of quarreling religious orders.

    Zion's Vital Signs

  • The Church of the Nativity is a shabby mess, the result of quarreling religious orders.

    Zion's Vital Signs

  • So The Nativity is more accurate than many of the books that have a Jesus, Mary, and Joseph who might have come straight from a DreamWorks casting call.

    2006 December 08 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • And although The Nativity is widely available in bookstores, it’s so popular that it may sell out well before Christmas.

    2006 December 08 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • In 2004, Vanunu attempted to celebrate his first Christmas Eve Mass as a Christian in the Little Town of Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity, which is in OccupiedTerritory.

    The Jewish State VS Mordechai Vanunu: A Case of Christian Persecution

  • XLVIII, 752) he calls the Nativity the parent of festivals, for, had not Christ been born, neither would He have been baptized, hoper esti ta theophania.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • One of the first clerics to return to the Church of the Nativity was a bishop, John the Roman.

    Bedlam

  • One of the first clerics to return to the Church of the Nativity was a bishop, John the Roman.

    Bedlam

  • One of the first clerics to return to the Church of the Nativity was a bishop, John the Roman.

    Bedlam

  • Like so much of the history and landscape of the Holy Land, the Church of the Nativity is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside and enigma ... and coated over with a few centuries of legend.

    trinityboy Diary Entry

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