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Definition of "alumna" []

  • A woman graduate or former student of a school, college, or university. See Usage Note at alumnus. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "alumna" in a sentence
  • "Fresno for the 2009 Top Dog Alumni Awards., the highest honor given to an alumnus / alumna, which is based on scholarship, leadership and service to the university, the region and the state."
  • "One of my fellow teachers, an alumna from this school told me, "For many of these students, this is the only graduation they'll see -- and their parents know it.""
  • "A Smith alumna named Sally on the different types of activism"