meaning of Alma

Alma meaning in General Dictionary

Same as Alme

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  • Alt. of Almah

Alma meaning in Names Dictionary

Name Origin: Latin
Name Gender: feminine

Alma meaning in Etymology Dictionary

fem. proper title, from Latin Alma "nourishing," fem. of almus; from alere "to nourish" (see old).

Alma meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Alt. of Almah

Sentence Examples with the word Alma

The rhetorical schools experienced a brilliant revival under Constantine and his successors, when Athens became the alma mater of many notable men, including Julian, Libanius, Basil and Gregory of Nazianzus, and in her professors owned the last representatives of a humane and moralized paganism.

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