Pronunciation: (seg'ri-gā"tid),[key] —adj. 1. characterized by or practicing racial segregation: a segregated school system. 2. restricted to one group, esp. exclusively on the basis of racial or ethnic membership: segregated neighborhoods. 3. maintaining separate facilities for members of different, esp. racially different, groups: segregated education. 4. discriminating against a group, esp. on the basis of race: a segregated economy. 5. set apart.