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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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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. He was so fascinated by the clear, large gaze that at last he forgot to look away from it occasionally toward Lucy; but she, sweet child, was only rejoicing that Stephen was proving to Maggie how clever he was, and that they would certainly be good friends after all.
In it, alumna Sidra Zubairi's work pays tribute to what is now a memory by looking at Doha's roundabouts, while Sara al-Fadaaq uses digital and analogue techniques to explore and reference the history, psychology and social elements of Middle Eastern car culture.
Then the mayor was taken on a tour of the garden, which was developed under the guidance and ministrations of CHSM alumna and renowned landscape architect Dolly Perez.
"The fun thing is, What would you do if you weren't running?'" said Debbie Olson, a Rosary alumna from the class of 1970, who came up with the Unrun idea.
He mentioned his mothers, Grace Poe who is also an alumna of Assumption College and who is pushing for a nationwide feeding program for children.
Malissa Burnette, Burnette, co-founder of Columbia law firm Burnette Shutt & McDaniel PA and a 1977 alumna
She is an alumna of the Organization of Nurse Leaders Leadership Academy, the 2013 recipient of the Estelle Paris Advance Nursing Scholarship Award.
Anna Hays was honored as the 2018 Distinguished Young Alumna of the Year by the Art Department at Mississippi College.
Alongside Gordon and Dunkley, Loughborough Lightning Cricket spinner and University alumna Linsey Smith is also rewarded for her fine summer form with her maiden call-up at senior international level.
Attorney Jose Sison, father of deceased alumna Joyce Sison and host of long running TV show success "Ipaglaban Mo", will provide parent testimonial on how SJC has molded their daughter to be service oriented through her work at Opus Dei until her demise.

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