- The definition of carnatic is relating to the South Indian classic music which has traditional melodies with improvised details.
An example of a carnatic song is the title "Jiyein Kaun."
- The definition of Carnatic is a place in southeast India in between the Eastern Ghats and the Coromandel Coast.
An example of carnatic is Tamil Nadu.
region in SE India, between the Coromandel Coast and the Eastern Ghats
Of or relating to a tradition of South Indian classical music featuring improvised elaborations on prescribed melodic and rhythmic formulas.
Origin of CarnaticFrom Carnatic obsolete variant of Karnataka
- of or pertaining to the Carnatic coast or Carnatic region of the South Indian states of Tamil Nadu, southeastern Karnataka, and southern Andhra Pradesh.