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From Old Spanish nadvidad, from Latin nātīvitātem, accusative of nātīvitās (birth), from nātīvus, from perfect passive participle nātus (born), from deponent verb nāsci (be born). Doublet of natividad.


  • IPA(key): /nabiˈdad/, [naβiˈðað]
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  • Rhymes: -að

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Navidad f (plural Navidades, generally capitalized)

  1. Nativity; the birth of Jesus Christ
  2. Christmas; the feast day celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ
  3. (sometimes used in the plural) Christmastide, Christmas time, Christmas season, the time between Christmas and Epiphany

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