adverb & adjectiveNorth American
With great distinction (with reference to university degrees and diplomas): he graduated magna cum laude in mathematics from Berkeley
More example sentences
- Fisher was the salutatorian and graduated Magna Cum Laude.
- Forty percent of the class graduated with Latin Honors; 12 percent Summa Cum Laude; 12 percent Magna Cum Laude; and 16 percent Cum Laude.
Latin, literally 'with great praise'.
Definition of magna cum laude in:
- The US English dictionary