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Alma mater

Video footage: Walter Kronkite narrates a tribute given to George Marshall at his alma mater, Virginia Military Institute, in the early 1950s. (TheB)
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Definition of the noun alma mater

What does alma mater mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. your alma mater is a school you graduated from
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic word: school = an educational institution

Alternative definition of the noun alma mater

noun

  1. A school or college from which an individual has graduated or which they have attended.
  2. A school's anthem or song.

Film

"Alma mater" is a 2004 drama-mystery film written and directed by Álvaro Buela.

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Google previewVocabulary Dictionary and Workbook (2006)

2,856 Words You Must Know by Mark Phillips

Your alma mater is the school (usually high school or college) ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Economics and Society (2015)

by Frederick F. Wherry, Juliet B. Schor, Consulting Editor

Postsecondary alumni connections continue to be valuable over the course of one's career, as a shared alma mater with upper management improves a person's chances of promotion. In law firms, for example, there is considerable evidence ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Children's Issues Worldwide (2008)

by Irving Epstein

Web Sites Alma Mater digital (dirigida a los estudiantes universitarios) [Alma Mater digital edition (journal directed to university students)], http://www. almamater.cu. Centro Cultural Pablo de la Torriente Brau [Pablo de la Torriente Brau Cultural ...

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