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Word: natal

Definition: connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal


Sentences Containing 'natal'

Now, in parts of Natal it is believed by some farmers, though on insufficient evidence, that injurious seeds are introduced into their grass-land in the dung left by the great flights of locusts which often visit that country.

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