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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.]
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alumna

(əˈlʌmnə)
n, pl -nae (-niː)
(Education) chiefly US and Canadian a female graduate of a school, college, etc
[C19: feminine of alumnus]
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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.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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.
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alumna

A woman who graduated from a particular school, university or college.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations

alumna

[əˈlʌmnə] [alumnae] [əˈlʌmnaɪ] (pl) n (US) (= ex-student) [school] → ancienne élève f; [university] → ancienne étudiante f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

alumna

n pl <-e> (US) → ehemalige Schülerin/Studentin, Ehemalige f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

alumna

[əˈlʌmnə] n (Am) (Univ) → ex allieva
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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The occasion was Thanksgiving Day at the Laudato Si Garden of Native Trees, a project of the CHS High School Class of 1965 in partnership with the CHS Alumnae Foundation Inc.
The scholarship awards $2,000 a year to a freshman, sophomore, junior and senior student, each of whom is the daughter of an alumna who placed highest on the school's entrance exam, said Sandra Galindo, director of alumnae relations and special events.
Assumption Alumnae Association - Davao Chapter's fundraising event was an evening for former schoolmates to get together and invite friends for dinner, generous friends who bonded for a cause to support the feeding center project in partnership with the Catanihan Foundation, Inc., which has built the Catanihan Foundation Feeding Center at the Catalunan Grande Elementary School.
The Salma Masud Alumnae Excellence Award was initiated this year to honour and commemorate the institutional, national and international services of the alumnae of the college.
Fine Arts alumnae of the University of Santo Tomas collaborated for the newly crowned Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray's Philippine costume lantern showcased on December 10 for one of the pre-pageant events held at Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani, Thailand.
The mentorship allows for mentors, emerging leaders, alumnae from all classes and other involved partners to develop lasting relationships and enhanced global networks.
"They are our ambassadors," asserts Karen Ralph, director of alumnae relations for Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women.
Joining the pair, who will make their England debuts, are eight alumnae plus Lightning player Jenny Gunn, meaning almost 75% of the squad have a Loughborough connection.
LOGAN ROUSSELLE was awarded $2,000 by the VPH Nurses Alumnae for the 2016-17 year.
Maryland General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Association Education Scholarship

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