Definition of alumna noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

alumna

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//əˈlʌmnə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈlʌmnə//
 
(pl. alumnae
BrE BrE//əˈlʌmniː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈlʌmniː//
 
)
(formal, especially North American English) University people
 
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a former woman student of a school, college or university See related entries: University people Word Origin late 19th cent.: from Latin, feminine of alumnus from Latin, ‘nursling, pupil’, from alere ‘nourish’.
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