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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Former female students of a school or university or former female members of an organization

Usage examples (35)
  • I will call the alumnae office with my credit card information.
  • (We were taught to say "alumnae" because it's a girls 'school.)
  • Randolph-Macon alumnae have too, I'm sure of that.
  • Then I spoke to a gymnasium full of students and alumnae. 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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