With great distinction (with reference to college degrees and diplomas)‘he graduated magna cum laude in mathematics from Berkeley’
- ‘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.’
Denoting or holding a college degree achieved with great distinction.
- ‘he is a 1979 magna cum laude graduate in classical languages and literatures’
Latin, literally ‘with great praise’.
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