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alma mater

noun [S] uk   /ˌæl.məˈmɑː.tər/ /-ˈmeɪ.tər/ us    /-ˈmɑː.t̬ɚ/  /ˌɑːl-/
your alma mater formal the school, college, or university where you studiedTypes of school US the official song of a school, college, or universityTypes of school
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