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Alumna is sometimes a misspelling of alumni.
Definition of the noun alumna
What does alumna mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: alumnae
- a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)
- lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
- synonyms of alumna: alum / alumnus / grad / graduate
- more generic terms: bookman / scholar / scholarly person / student = a learned person
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Alternative definition of the noun alumna
- a female pupil or student (especially of a university or college)
- a female graduate
- Alumna is a fictional character from the 1978 film Blindfolded Eyes.
- Alumna is a fictional character from the 2013 film Wishful Thinkers.
- Alumna is a fictional character from the 1974 film When the Screaming Stops.
Phrases with Alumna
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alumna
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The Alpha Phi Quarterly ... (1907)
But the alumna is a very necessary factor ...
The Smith Alumnae Quarterly (1920)
Moreover every 'alumna is a product of a college course. In the experience of every alumna is material for testing values in the education of women. With the new political '•status of women and with the complicated social and industrial ...
New Outlook (1901)
by Alfred Emanuel Smith, Francis Walton
An Armenian alumna is an engraver in Genoa, and many are engaged in translation and the like in one country or another. Here is the enrollment by nationalities, exclusive of the Preparatory Department: Armenians, 44; Greeks, ...
The Outlook (1901)
by Ernest Hamlin Abbott, Lyman Abbott, Francis Rufus Bellamy, Hamilton Wright Mabie
An Armenian alumna is an engraver in Genoa, and many are engaged in translation and the like in one country or another. Here is the enrollment by nationalities, exclusive of the Preparatory Department: Armenians, 44; Greeks, 23 ; ...
by Paul Martin
An alumna is a female graduate. The plural is alumnae. Use alumni when referring to a group of men and women graduates. AM Acceptable in all references for amplitude modulation. a.m. Use only with a numeral: 10 a.m. Avoid redundant ...
The Wrong Word Dictionary (2012)
2,500 Most Commonly Confused Words by Dave Dowling
Alumna, Alumnus Alumna is a former female student (plural is alumnae). Alumnus is a former male student (plural is alumni). Amateur, Novice Amateur refers to someone who does an activity as a pastime. Arnold was an exceptional amateur ...
The Bugaboo Review (2011)
A Lighthearted Guide to Exterminating Confusion about Words, Spelling, and Grammar by Sue Sommer
alumna/alumni/alumnus An alumna is a female graduate or former student of a school, college, or university; an alumnus is a male of the same category; ...
Alumna is the compound of a. metal ,—almninum, with oxygen, which occurs very abundantly in the mineral kingdom, ...
by Jessie Carney Smith
University alumna is a dogged ...
by Houghton Mifflin Company
Alumna is a feminine noun with the plural alumnae, and alumnus is a masculine noun whose plural is alumni. Coeducational institutions usually use alumni for graduates of both sexes, but those who object to masculine forms in such cases ...
The Clarendon Dictionary (1886)
A Concise Handbook of the English Language, in Orthography, Pronunciation, and Definitions for School, Home, and Business Use by William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
alumna; pi. alumnœ.
A Large Dictionary (1677)
In Three Parts by Thomas Holyoke
Nutrix, altrix, alumna, educatrix. A little Nource. Nutricula, f. A dry Nour-ee. Gerula , geraria. Nources _ih called , becaufe they be always aerith them they- nource. Ада, arum. 7122 Nource-father. Pappas, alumnus, m. The Nources husband.
Hertwo novelsfeature the witty and hilarious 20something Lindsey Owyang, who, likethe author, is an alumna ofthe Universityof Californiaat Berkeley,has worked in humdrum retailjobs, andisa thirdgeneration Chinese American whose paupau ...
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- Alumna Meaning
Video shows what alumna means. a female pupil or student (especially of a university or college). a female graduate. alumna pronunciation. How to pronounce ...
- Danneka Miller - Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Alumna
- Elena - Alumna Language Planet
- Paloma- Alumna Language Planet
- Laurie L. Patton, 2015 Alumna of the Year, on "Grandmother Language"
Laurie L. Patton (AM 1986, PhD 1991 in the History of Religions area) the Divinity School's Alumna of the Year for 2015, delivers her public lecture entitled ...
- Discussion with China: Language, Cultures, and Ethnic Minorities Alumna
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Scrabble value of A1L1U1M3N1A1
The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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