- rag trade,
- rag-and-bone man,
Origin of raga
Examples from the Web for raga
Thence it is a day's journey to the river Raga, where p.69 there is the sepulchre of King Zedekiah.The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela|Benjamin of Tudela
Among the most desperate and successful pirates of the present day, Raga is most distinguished.
Among them was a chief, or rajah, named Raga, notorious for the boldness and success of his undertakings.James Braithwaite, the Supercargo|W.H.G. Kingston
It was about the year 1813 Raga commenced operations on a large scale.
noun (in Indian music)
Word Origin for raga
1788, from Sanskrit raga-s "harmony, melody, mode in music," literally "color, mood," related to rajyati "it is dyed," from PIE *reg- (3) "to dye" (cf. Greek rhegos "blanket, rug").