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reg·gae

 (rĕg′ā)
n.
Popular music of Jamaican origin having elements of Calypso and rhythm and blues, usually with an accent placed on the offbeat.

[Jamaican English, ultimately from rege-rege, ragged clothing, probably from rag.]

reggae

(ˈrɛɡeɪ)
n
(Pop Music) a type of West Indian popular music having four beats to the bar, the upbeat being strongly accented
[C20: of West Indian origin]

reg•gae

(ˈrɛg eɪ)

n.
a style of Jamaican music blending blues, calypso, and rock and characterized by a strongly syncopated rhythm.
[< Jamaican E, resp. of reggay (introduced in the song “Do the Reggay” (1968) by Frederick “Toots” Hibbert, who appar. coined the word)]

reggae

A style of pop music that originated among black people in the West Indies, with a strongly accented upbeat. Popularized by such performers as Bob Marley (1945–81), reggae is often political in content, and is associated particularly with Rastafarianism.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reggae - popular music originating in the West Indiesreggae - popular music originating in the West Indies; repetitive bass riffs and regular chords played on the off beat by a guitar
popular music, popular music genre - any genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time)
Translations

reggae

[ˈregeɪ] N (Mus) → reggae m

reggae

[ˈrɛgeɪ] nreggae m

reggae

nReggae m

reggae

[ˈrɛgeɪ] n (Mus) → reggae m
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The band will perform from a wide range of songs such as Is This Love, No Woman No Cry, Could You Be Loved, Three Little Birds, Buffalo Soldier, Get Up Stand Up, Stir It Up, Easy Skanking, One Love/People Get Ready, I Shot, The Sheriff, Waiting In Vain, Redemption Song, Satisfy My Soul, Exodus, Jamming and Punk Reggea Party at the Indigo, Sheraton.
Le chanteur jamaicain de reggea, Max Romeo, est lui aussi programme sur la grande scene d'Ihaghen en compagnie du groupe algerien [beaucoup moins que]Democratoz[beaucoup plus grand que].
Ahi, morte avara, e come si repente troncar potesti il prezioso stame, che la vita reggea d'ogni vivente?