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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university).

Usage examples (35)
  • Every day I was running into one alumna or another.
  • In 1977, a Stern alumna, Karen Bacon, was appointed dean.
  • And finally a Bryn Mawr alumna got acquainted with some of us.
  • Katherine McKeiver and it is through this alumna that they got it. for more
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  • If a sister and brother graduate from the same school, she is an "alumna" (plural "alumnae") and he is an "alumnus" (plural "alumni").
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