alma mater: Meaning and Definition of

al•ma ma•ter

Pronunciation: (äl'mu mä'tur, al'- al'mu mā'tur), [key]
  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.
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