natal natal  /ˈneɪ təl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean
  2. (n) a port city in northeastern Brazil
  3. (adj) relating to or accompanying birth
  4. (adj) of or relating to the buttocks

Usage(s):

  1. Shelly wrote her screenplay when she was pregnant for the first time and it obviously reflects both the anxieties and the excitement of her of her pre-natal days.
  2. On the contrary her diet is of the utmost importance and its regulation one of the chief features of intelligent pre-natal care.
  3. The same problem exists in medicine, education, pre-natal care, in decent housing -- and we ought to address it by leveling the playing field.

News

  1. Joan Rivers Talks About Turning 80

    Comedienne, author, entrepreneur, red carpet/fashion maven and sometimes Connecticut resident Joan Rivers celebrated a milestone 80 th birthday last week, one that turned bittersweet after losing her sister Barbara just days before her June 8 natal day. But the birthday bash will go on this week when Rivers receives a special present from the “E” Entertainment network. In honor of her birthday ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

  2. Group 2 winner Await the Dawn to stand in South Africa

    Await the Dawn, a Group 2-winning son of leading sire Giant’s Causeway, will begin his stallion career at Summerhill Stud in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

Quotes

  1. "She really helped me out of my post-natal depression," Paltrow says. "She really sort of reorganized my molecules in that situation."
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: Gwyneth Paltrow Source: Metro Canada - Halifax

  2. "I strongly feel that 'Project Natal' will expand the possibilities of gaming. It's yet another component that adds to the appeal of Xbox 360 and demonstrates to users the broad level of entertainment it provides," said Keiji Inafune, managing...
    on Sep 23, 2009 By: Keiji Inafune Source: Reuters

  3. "With Project Natal we are allowing you to have the experience you want with technology that's natural for you," said Microsoft's Robbie Bach.
    on Jan 7, 2010 By: Robbie Bach Source: BBC News

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