Definitions for ragaˈrɑ gə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
one of the melodic formulas of Hindu music having the melodic shape, rhythm, and ornamentation prescribed by tradition.
Category: Music and Dance
Origin of raga:
1780–90; < Skt rāga color, tone
The melodic mode used in Indian classical music.
Passion, love, lust; in Buddhist mythology, a daughter of the demon Mara that personifies these qualities.
Origin: Anglicised form of राग (rāga)