Right Pronunciation of importanti names
Sign up to our newsletter and receive new name pronunciations!

Alma mater

Share |

Category
QUOTES AND PHRASES

Language
LATIN

Alma mater is an allegorical Latin phrase for a university, school, or college that one formerly attended.[1] In US usage, it can also mean the school from which one graduated.[2] The phrase is variously translated as "nourishing mother", "nursing mother", or "fostering mother", suggesting that a school provides intellectual nourishment to its students.[3] Fine arts will often depict educational institutions using a robed woman as a visual metaphor.

Wikipedia contributors, "Alma mater," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

ABOUT THE LATIN LANGUAGE