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or tsarevitch, tzarevitch

[zahr-uh-vich, tsahr-] /ˈzɑr ə vɪtʃ, ˈtsɑr-/
the son of a czar.
Origin of czarevitch
1700-10; < Russian tsarévich, equivalent to tsar' czar + -evich masculine patronymic suffix Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • czarevitch gives up sword; Prince Paul places it on the table.

    Vera Oscar Wilde
  • Well, Alexis (turning to the czarevitch)—how many traitors were hung this morning?

    Vera Oscar Wilde
  • Czar (sinks into his chair with his eyes fixed on the czarevitch).

    Vera Oscar Wilde
  • Especially as his wife is more to the czarevitch than his crown!

    The Green Book Mr Jkai
  • Two mighty battle-ships, the Retvizan and the czarevitch, slowly heeled over, mortally wounded.

    The North Pacific Willis Boyd Allen
  • It was she who brought about the Kiel interview and the visit of the czarevitch to Berlin.

  • He declared in public that his eldest son, the czarevitch Paul, was really fathered by Catharine's lovers.

  • Alexis steps forward, removes his mask, and proclaims himself to be the czarevitch!

    Oscar Wilde Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  • She had read in the daily newspaper the account of the attempt on the life of the czarevitch during his visit to Japan in 1891.

    Lafcadio Hearn Nina H. Kennard
  • Take it off, I shall have no man wear a sword in my presence (looking at czarevitch), least of all my son.

    Vera Oscar Wilde
British Dictionary definitions for czarevitch


a variant spelling (esp US) of tsarevitch
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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