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allyl radical | allyl resin | allylene | allylic | alma | alma mater | alma-ata | almacantar | almadia | almadie | almagest

alma mater

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al=ma ma=ter

CIDE DICTIONARY

alma mater,  [L., fostering mother.].
     A college or seminary where one is educated.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

alma mater, n. the university, school, or college one attends or attended.

Etymology
L, = bounteous mother

THESAURUS

alma mater

academe, academia, college, college of engineering, community college, degree-granting institution, four-year college, graduate school, institute of technology, ivied halls, journalism school, junior college, law school, medical school, multiversity, normal, normal school, postgraduate school, school of communications, school of education, two-year college, university, university college, varsity

ROGET THESAURUS

alma mater

School

N school, academy, university, alma mater, college, seminary, Lyceum, institute, institution, palaestra, Gymnasium, class, seminar, day school, boarding school, preparatory school, primary school, infant school, dame's school, grammar school, middle class school, Board school, denominational school, National school, British and Foreign school, collegiate school, art school, continuation school, convent school, County Council school, government school, grant-in-aid school, high school, higher grade school, military school, missionary school, naval school, naval academy, state-aided school, technical school, voluntary school, school, school of art, kindergarten, nursery, creche, reformatory, pulpit, lectern, soap box desk, reading desk, ambo, lecture room, theater, auditorium, amphitheater, forum, state, rostrum, platform, hustings, tribune, school book, horn book, text book, grammar, primer, abecedary, rudiments, manual, vade mecum, encyclopedia, cyclopedia, Lindley Murray, Cocker, dictionary, lexicon, professorship, lectureship, readership, fellowship, tutorship, chair, School Board Council of Education, Board of Education, Board of Studies, Prefect of Studies, Textbook Committee, propaganda, scholastic, academic, collegiate, educational, ex cathedra.


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