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Definition of alma mater noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


alma mater

NAmE//ˌælmə ˈmɑt̮ər//
, NAmE//ˌɑl‑//
Alma Mater [singular]
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the school, college, or university that someone went to He donated $20 million to his alma mater, Columbia University.
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