Alumnae



a woman who is a graduate or former student of a specific school, college, or university.
Contemporary Examples

In the last 10 months, four alumnae in their mid 50s and 60s have been attacked at night in their homes near Dallas.
Stalking the Sorority Sisters Christine Pelisek October 25, 2011

Historical Examples

The Wellington banner, a gift from the alumnae, was also of silk in the soft blue which every Wellington girl loved.
Molly Brown’s Sophomore Days Nell Speed

Up to 1876, for example, ninety per cent of the alumnae had married.
History of Linn County Iowa Luther A. Brewer

Then there were addresses by alumnae students, or else speakers from abroad chosen for some distinction in authorship.
Earliest Years at Vassar Frances A. Wood

noun (pl) -nae (-niː)
(mainly US & Canadian) a female graduate of a school, college, etc
n.

see alumnus.
n.

see alumnus.

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