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One entry found for alma mater.
Main Entry: al·ma ma·ter
Pronunciation: secondarystressal-mschwa-primarystressmät-schwar
Function: noun
Etymology: Latin, literally "fostering mother," from almus "nourishing" (from alire "to nourish") and mater "mother" --related to ALIMENTARY, MATERNAL
: a school, college, or university that one has attended

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