czarina

czarina

[zah-ree-nuh, tsah-]
noun
the wife of a czar; Russian empress.


Origin:
1710–20; czar + -ina feminine suffix (as in Christina), modeled on German Zarin empress, equivalent to Zar Czar + -in feminine suffix

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czarina or czaritza (zɑːˈriːnə, zɑːˈrɪtsə)
 
n
See tsarina variant spellings (esp US) of tsarina or tsaritsa
 
czaritza or czaritza
 
n

tsarina, czarina, tsaritsa or czaritza (zɑːˈriːnə, zɑːˈrɪtsə)
 
n
the wife of a Russian tsar; Russian empress
 
[from Italian, Spanish czarina, from German Czarin]
 
czarina, czarina, tsaritsa or czaritza
 
n
 
[from Italian, Spanish czarina, from German Czarin]
 
tsaritsa, czarina, tsaritsa or czaritza
 
n
 
[from Italian, Spanish czarina, from German Czarin]
 
czaritza, czarina, tsaritsa or czaritza
 
n
 
[from Italian, Spanish czarina, from German Czarin]

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