- (In South Asia) any of the various specialist schools or methods of classical music or dance: one of the doyens of the Delhi gharanaMore example sentences
- This year's festival will see a special emphasis on the Gwalior gharana.
- The Hindustani vocalist and exponent of the Mewati gharana is busy these days giving the finishing touches to an all-India music performance series which he plans to launch in March.
- The gharana is characterised by straight vocal inflection and stresses on bringing out the emotional content of a raga.
from Hindi gharānā 'family'.