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Topic: EDUCATION

Date: 1700-1800
Language: Latin
Origin: 'generous mother'

alma mater

noun
     
al‧ma ma‧ter [singular]
1SE

somebody's alma mater

the school, college etc that someone used to attend
2 American EnglishSEAPM the song of a particular school, college etc
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