alma mater
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Usage note
This word is often capitalized.
alma mater
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (education)
a. la alma mater
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My alma mater is Northwestern University.Mi alma mater es la Universidad Northwestern.
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alma mater [ˈælməˈmeɪtəʳ]
noun
alma máter (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
alma mater
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alma mater [ahl’-mah mah’-ter]
noun
1. Alma mater, one’s university or college. (f)
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