- 1A style of music traditional in Mauritius, Réunion, and the Seychelles, characterized by a strong, syncopated beat produced by percussion instruments: the language is Creole, the local music is sega, and the cuisine, too, is Creole-inspiredMore example sentences
- Infectious dance music came from Ben Jam, with a swinging swaying set blending sega with Caribbean rhythms.
- DJ La showcased sega blended with electro sounds.
- Jessica, from Mauritius, displays the popular blending of traditional sega music with reggae.
- 1.1The rhythmic, swaying dance performed to sega music: [as modifier]: you cannot return from the Seychelles without having acquired a new skill—sega dancingMore example sentences
- Among the dances are sega from the Indian Ocean.
- We ran the gauntlet of samba musicians and sega dancers.
- You can dine by starlight on the terrace, bringing you nearer to the nightly entertainment (dinner-dance bands, traditional sega dancers).
mid 19th century: apparently from Swahili.
More definitions of segaDefinition of sega in:
- The US English dictionary