alma mater [ ahl-muh -mah-ter, al-; al-muh -mey-ter ]
1. a school, college, or university at which one has studied and, usually, from which one has graduated.
2. the official anthem of a school, college, or university.
WORDS RELATED TO ALMA MATER
academy, college, institution, old school, university
Origin: < Latin: nourishing (i.e., dear) mother
HOW TO USE ALMA MATER IN A SENTENCE
The portrait of her that once hung at Oxford University, her alma mater, was quietly placed in storage.
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George McDonald, the Wolfpack’s previous wide receivers coach, was recently hired at Illinois, his alma mater.
MARYLAND FOOTBALL STAFF FACES MORE TURNOVER WITH THE DEPARTURE OF MULTIPLE ASSISTANTS|EMILY GIAMBALVO|JANUARY 26, 2021|WASHINGTON POST
Luckily, Koney found work as a teaching assistant at his alma mater — a role that didn’t just put food on the table but also had him helping students build solar go-karts, robotic farm assistants and more.
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She remembers a girl with a dream to attend the University of Virginia, the alma mater of her father, who died of cancer when Yeardley was in ninth grade.
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