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czarina

[zah-ree-nuh, tsah-] /zɑˈri nə, tsɑ-/
noun
1.
the wife of a czar; Russian empress.
Also, tsarina, tzarina.
Origin
1710-1720
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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British Dictionary definitions for czarina

czarina

/zɑːˈriːnə/
noun
1.
variant spellings (esp US) of tsarina or tsaritsa See tsarina

tsarina

/zɑːˈriːnə/
noun
1.
the wife of a Russian tsar; Russian empress
Word Origin
from Italian, Spanish czarina, from German Czarin
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Slang definitions & phrases for czarina

czarina

noun

A female czar: The AIDS czar or czarina will probably work out of the White House (1990s+)


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