Alma mater is defined as the school that a person attended.(noun)
Harvard Law School is an example of President Barach Obama's alma mater.
The definition of an alma mater is the song that is used to represent an educational institute.(noun)
The Harvard fight song is an example of an alma mater.
See alma mater in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L, fostering mother
See alma mater in American Heritage Dictionary 4
or Al·ma Ma·ternoun
Origin: From Latin Alma Māter, nourishing mother (epithet of certain goddesses)
Origin: : alma
Origin: , feminine of almus, nourishing; see al-2 in Indo-European roots
Origin: + māter, mother; see maternal.
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