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tsarevitch

[zahr-uh-vich, tsahr-] /ˈzɑr ə vɪtʃ, ˈtsɑr-/
noun

czarevitch

or tsarevitch, tzarevitch

[zahr-uh-vich, tsahr-] /ˈzɑr ə vɪtʃ, ˈtsɑr-/
noun
1.
the son of a czar.
Origin of czarevitch
1700-1710
1700-10; < Russian tsarévich, equivalent to tsar' czar + -evich masculine patronymic suffix
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  • The "tsarevitch," badly cut up and set on fire, was driven out of the line.

    Famous Sea Fights John Richard Hale
  • The battered "tsarevitch," with three destroyers, took refuge at Kiao-chau.

    Famous Sea Fights John Richard Hale
  • In the morning tsarevitch Ivan awoke with the crowing cocks, and you know the cocks and chickens are never late.

  • tsarevitch Ivan answered sincerely, telling all about his misfortune without hiding anything.

  • The Tsar father was pleased and the tsarevitch received his special thanks.

  • The tsarevitch immediately returned with the greatest joy in order to thank God and begin to carry out his solemn promise.

    Caucasian Legends A. Goulbat
  • With the help and favor of God the tsarevitch carried out many wonders, healing the sick with the water of his little lamp.

    Caucasian Legends A. Goulbat
  • When the powerful procession came up to them, the tsarevitch got off his horse and went into the empty temple.

    Caucasian Legends A. Goulbat
  • Dear tsarevitch Ivan, my husband and master, why so troubled again?

  • To-morrow he shall see me playing with the tsarevitch in the Park, and Nicholas shall be with us.

    The Minister of Evil William Le Queux
British Dictionary definitions for tsarevitch

tsarevitch

/ˈzɑːrəvɪtʃ/
noun
1.
a son of a Russian tsar, esp the eldest son
Word Origin
from Russian tsarevich, from tsar + -evich, masculine patronymic suffix

czarevitch

/ˈzɑːrɪvɪtʃ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling (esp US) of tsarevitch
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