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a·lum·na

 (ə-lŭm′nə)
n. pl. a·lum·nae (-nē′)
A woman graduate or former student of a school, college, or university. See Usage Note at alumnus.

[Latin, feminine of alumnus, pupil; see alumnus.]

alumna

(əˈlʌmnə)
n, pl -nae (-niː)
(Education) chiefly US and Canadian a female graduate of a school, college, etc
[C19: feminine of alumnus]

a•lum•na

(əˈlʌm nə)

n., pl. -nae (-nē, -nī).
a woman who is a graduate or former student of a specific school, college, or university.
[1880–85, Amer.; < Latin: foster daughter, pupil; feminine of alumnus]
usage: See alumnus.
alumnus, alumna, alumni - Alumnus and alumna stem from Latin alere, "to nourish or be nourished," now by a university; originally alumnus was a pupil and now it is a male graduate. Alumni refers to either sex.
See also related terms for nourish.

alumna

A woman who graduated from a particular school, university or college.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alumna - a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)alumna - a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)
Ivy Leaguer - a student or graduate at an Ivy League school
old boy - a former male pupil of a school
bookman, scholar, scholarly person, student - a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
Translations

alumna

[əˈlʌmnə] [alumnae] [əˈlʌmnaɪ] (pl) n (US) (= ex-student) [school] → ancienne élève f; [university] → ancienne étudiante f

alumna

n pl <-e> (US) → ehemalige Schülerin/Studentin, Ehemalige f

alumna

[əˈlʌmnə] n (Am) (Univ) → ex allieva
References in classic literature ?
He was rewarded by seeing Maggie let her work fall, and gradually get so absorbed in his wonderful geological story that she sat looking at him, leaning forward with crossed arms, and with an entire absence of self-consciousness, as if he had been the snuffiest of old professors, and she a downy-lipped alumna.
Sarah Lawrence College broke ground on the construction of a $35 million Campus Center, named in honor of esteemed alumna Barbara Walters who donated the lead gift of $ 15 million for the construction of the donor-funded building.
Three University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) faculty members and an alumna were recently elected to the Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland's (NPAM) Board of Directors for the 2016-17 term.
Today we have a plethora of Latinisms such as "alumnus, alumna, alumni and alumnae" instead.
We are here today to tell you and all of Turkey through the press, that we will always take responsibility for ErenkE[micro]y Girls High School, built in 1911 as one of the first all-girls schools in the country, and its history, its value, and its future," alumna Sibel Aksoy, a 1990 graduate, said to the crowd.
October brought the return of alumna Julie Fagan Thayer (acting fourth horn, Los Angeles Philharmonic) for a recital and "speed lessons.
The idea for the Trifold exhibition came about when VCU-Q graphic design alumna Haneen al-Shareef came across a piece of modular origami on the desk of a security woman at VCU-Q.
She also needed to have the time to take this on and be an alumna so she had knowledge of the Alleghany traditions and a strong love of Alleghany.
Travel Business Review-August 17, 2012--ARKANSAS -Tech Alumna Named Top Rural Educator(C)2012] ENPublishing - http://www.
De manera similar, otra alumna destaca: "otro factor que me influyo enormemente fue, que por aquella epoca, se decia que era una de las carreras mas dificiles y ello me suponia un reto" .
The first successful alumna meeting was held at CompDrug Inc.

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