Definition of raga noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

raga

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈrɑːɡə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɑːɡə//
 
Pieces of music
 
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a traditional pattern of notes used in Indian music; a piece of music based on one of these patterns See related entries: Pieces of music Word Origin late 18th cent.: from Sanskrit, literally ‘colour, musical tone’.
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