nativity scenes “acknowledge the very real history and identity of the vast majority of our citizens.”
On to the Church of the nativity, where POTUS could meet with his Christian brothers and sisters for Easter.
Walking through a forest one night, meditating on the nativity, he looked through the branches of a tree and saw a star.
The German Lutheran is firm in his allegiance to the principles which he held in the land of his nativity.
The nativity, &c., are celebrated for eight days, which is the octave.
And, next to God, it seems to me, it is both natural and right to love the land of one's nativity.
In the first chapel is a “nativity” by Pinturicchio, who also painted the lunettes.
Mexico is the land of its nativity, and two species make up the genus.
In the centre is the nativity, with a portrait of Bladelin kneeling, and angels.
We love the land of our nativity only as we love all other lands.
c.1200, from Old French nativité "birth" (12c.), from Late Latin nativitatem (nominative nativitas) "birth," from Latin nativus "born, native" (see native (adj.)). Late Old English had nativiteð, from earlier Old French nativited.
The birth of Jesus, described in two of the Gospels (Matthew and Luke). When Jesus' parents, Mary and Joseph, traveled from Nazareth to Bethlehem to be counted in a government census, they found that there was no room for them in the local inn. Mary gave birth to Jesus in a common stable and laid him in a manger (a feeding trough for livestock). Christians believe that Jesus' birth fulfilled many Old Testament prophecies and was attended by miraculous events, such as a star above Bethlehem that drew local shepherds as well as the Wise Men, or Magi, from a distant land.