from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The school, college, or university that one has attended.
- n. The anthem of an institution of higher learning.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A school or college from which an individual has graduated or which they have attended.
- n. A school's anthem or song.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A college or seminary where one is educated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Literally, fostering mother: in modern use, applied by students to the university or college in which they have been trained.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. your alma mater is a school you graduated from
Turned out the woman had been convicted of fraud, and her alma mater was the continuing education program at the women's state prison.
The move elicited chants of "Eddie, Eddie, Eddie" from supporters assembled in the auditorium of Mangano's alma mater, Bethpage High School, 30 miles east of New York City.
Reach out to your employer and alma mater for assistance since they may have connections with admissions officers.
But it also is, I believe, because poetry goes to the heart more than the head, and that, after all, is where one's alma mater lives.
Personalized jewelry and accessories are meaningful gifts that grads will cherish forever, even after that alma mater sweatshirt is stretched and pilled.
Stephen D. Susman jokes that he didn't want to trouble his family with the decision on how best to honor him and his beloved alma mater, Yale University.
Those who have not yet made the update are in for a more image-heavy look, with a series of photos in which you have recently been tagged appearing at the top of the page, just under a row of text identifying personal information, such as your hometown, profession, birthday, and alma mater.
Inspired by the success of her fundraising efforts, Yasmin decided to continue her efforts to support the students of her husband's alma mater.
Arkansas, Barry Switzer's alma mater, deprived Switzer and Oklahoma of the 1977 national title with a stunning upset in that season's Orange Bowl.
The collection was then transferred to Morehouse College, King's alma mater.