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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.]
n, pl -nae (-niː)
(Education) chiefly US and Canadian a female graduate of a school, college, etc
[C19: feminine of alumnus]
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.
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A woman who graduated from a particular school, university or college.
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|Noun||1.||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