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alma mater

noun as in school from which one has graduated

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Example Sentences

The portrait of her that once hung at Oxford University, her alma mater, was quietly placed in storage.

From Time

George McDonald, the Wolfpack’s previous wide receivers coach, was recently hired at Illinois, his alma mater.

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.

The concerns of confirming Judge Barrett have also been expressed by former colleagues and peers from two of her alma maters, Rhodes College and Notre Dame Law.

For the first time since I put my acceptance letter in the mail, I woke up this morning ashamed of my alma mater.

He was disappointed to find out that his alma mater was not represented.

Do you know Richard Bargis, assistant professor of philosophy at your alma mater?

The Perfect Podium: When Kate arrived at her alma mater, St. Andrews, to give a speech, she was greeted by a podium waist-high.

A graduate of Mariana, Jonah has returned to his alma mater with a covert agenda.

And they sat her on a sofa and told her what they knew of her alma mater and her relatives and her character generally.

Three years later his alma mater conferred upon him the degree of Master of Arts.

It was about a year and a half later that Kane had occasion to revisit the city of his Alma Mater.

As the good mother at home was to each student in that assembly, so was their dear Alma Mater to them all.

To educate a whole family of boys and girls at the "dear old alma mater" is now an exploded fancy.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to alma mater, such as: academy, college, institution, old-school, place of graduation, and place of matriculation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.