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alma mater

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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alma materal‧ma ma‧ter /ˌælmə ˈmɑːtə, -ˈmeɪ- $ -ˈmɑːtər/ noun [singular]  1 somebody’s alma mater2 American EnglishSEAPM the song of a particular school, college etc
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alma materThe only job he has actively pursued was at his alma mater, Wisconsin.Instead, he has been concentrating on finishing his degree in industrial distribution from his alma mater, Western Carolina.But as an adult, he gave away hundreds of thousands of dollars to his alma mater and philanthropies.He returned to his alma mater to write a doctorate in moral philosophy.Mr Tolleson returned to his alma mater in 1971 as an associate professor to teach band arranging and music theory.I got caught up in the alma mater thing, having such good friends here.But for Stewart there never was any other school but Yale, the alma mater of his father and grandfather.
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