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  • noun Plural form of alum.

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Examples

  • On the other hand, I ended up at Michigan for law school and would say that the only alums from the law school I know of who celebrate the defeat of Michigan are Ohio State and Michigan State undergrad alums.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Self-hating Wolverine

  • (His choice of Shanghai for a reunion of Taiwanese alums is an indication of the near-total integration of the mainland and Taiwanese economies.)

    How the West Was Wired

  • (His choice of Shanghai for a reunion of Taiwanese alums is an indication of the near-total integration of the mainland and Taiwanese economies.)

    How the West Was Wired

  • The plugged-in Irish alums we spoke with thought the timing was right to make a run at Stoops.

    BallHype - Top Sports News, Videos, and Blogs

  • The plugged-in Irish alums we spoke with thought the timing was right to make a run at Stoops.

    BallHype - Top Sports News, Videos, and Blogs

  • And as they claimed, that was at the expense of the children of Princeton alums, which is affirmative action for rich white folks.

    CNN Transcript Jan 11, 2006

  • Other trivalent sulphates besides aluminium sulphate can form similar compounds with the alkali sulphates, and these compounds are also called alums, though they contain no aluminium.

    An Elementary Study of Chemistry

  • This is the kind of event where speakers go to meet the audience, which includes presenters (and past "alums"), captains of industry.

    Jack Myers: A Conference Offering Inspiration and Solutions for Bold Executives

  • And scholarships, like other endowments, are subsidies by alums, meaning schools have to do things specifically to keep alums happy while students do certain things to meet the criteria of the scholarship, not necessarily in the interest of the students.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • And scholarships, like other endowments, are subsidies by alums, meaning schools have to do things specifically to keep alums happy while students do certain things to meet the criteria of the scholarship, not necessarily in the interest of the students.

    Education's Collage of Subsidies

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