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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
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