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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun alumna:


Alumna is sometimes a misspelling of alumni.

Definition of the noun alumna

What does alumna mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: alumnae

  1. a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)

Alternative definition of the noun alumna


  1. a female pupil or student (especially of a university or college)
  2. a female graduate


  1. Alumna is a fictional character from the 1978 film Blindfolded Eyes.
  2. Alumna is a fictional character from the 2013 film Wishful Thinkers.
  3. Alumna is a fictional character from the 1974 film When the Screaming Stops.

Phrases with Alumna

  1. Cosmia Alumna
  2. Pancota alumna
  3. Collybia Alumna
  4. Cymaenes Alumna
  5. Elymnias Alumna
  6. Perizoma Alumna
  7. Marcipopsis Alumna
  8. Scotopteryx Alumna
  9. Species Cosmia Alumna
  10. species Pancota alumna
  11. Species Collybia Alumna
  12. Species Cymaenes Alumna
  13. Species Perizoma Alumna
  14. Species Marcipopsis Alumna

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alumna

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Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewNew 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, ...

Google previewThe 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 ; ...

Google previewThe Wall Street Journal Essential Guide to Business St (2010)

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 ...

Google previewENGLISH for LOVERS of ENGLISH (2016)

Comments on English Usage for Advanced Learners by S.K. Rana

C The word alumnae is the plural of the word alumna. An alumna is a former woman student of a school, college or university. It cannot be used for boys.

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Popular Culture [4 volumes] (2010)

by Jessie Carney Smith

University alumna is a dogged ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Guide to Contemporary Usage and Style (2005)

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 ...

Google previewThe Book of Garden Management (2012)

by Anonymous

Alumna is the compound of a. metal ,—almninum, with oxygen, which occurs very abundantly in the mineral kingdom, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies (2017)

by Martin Abraham

and water as solvent Supported Pt-MoO3/TiO2 and Ru based catalysts Ru /Alumna in tetraphase system Reductive amination Gasbliquidbsolid and gasbliquid jet loop reactor Reductive alkylation Gasbliquidbliquidbsolid stirred reactors ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe Clarendon dictionary (1883)

by William Hand Browne

alumna; pt. alumna. Always, âl'wflz, adv. forever; perpetually ; every lime. Am, am, the first person près, indie, of the verb to be. [speed. Amain, ft-män'. adv. with might or] Am&'gam, a-mal'gam, n. a compound of mercury with another metal.

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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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