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tsarevna

[zah-rev-nuh, tsah-] /zɑˈrɛv nə, tsɑ-/
noun
1.

czarevna

or tsarevna, tzarevna

[zah-rev-nuh, tsah-] /zɑˈrɛv nə, tsɑ-/
noun
1.
a daughter of a czar.
2.
the wife of the son of a czar.
Origin of czarevna
1875-1880
1875-80; < Russian tsarévna, equivalent to tsar' czar + -evna feminine patronymic suffix
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  • He transferred his ring from finger to finger, and said, “Let the lovely tsarevna immediately appear here before me.”

    Russian Fairy Tales R. Nisbet Bain
  • The guards were shouting at him and the tsarevna heard the noise and ordered the fellow to her presence.

  • I will give them to thee for nothing, tsarevna, only let me look on Fenist the bright falcon!

    Russian Fairy Tales R. Nisbet Bain
  • As soon as the tsarevna heard these words she hastened back to Prince Astrach and told him all.

  • Prince Malandrach knew not what to answer for astonishment, and fell to entreating pardon of the tsarevna.

  • Then, after rewarding the man for his trouble, the Prince mounted his steed and returned to the tsarevna Darisa.

  • And do what the tsarevna would to persuade him, he insisted upon it.

    Russian Fairy Tales R. Nisbet Bain
  • As he sat perched upon the tree, he looked towards the window at which the tsarevna Salikalla sat, which was far, far off.

  • But the most lovely of them all was the inexhaustibly lovely tsarevna.

    Russian Fairy Tales R. Nisbet Bain
  • He went gently up to the tsarevna, and saw that she was asleep; then he wished to awaken her with a kiss, but dared not.

British Dictionary definitions for tsarevna

tsarevna

/zɑːˈrɛvnə/
noun
1.
a daughter of a Russian tsar
2.
the wife of a Russian tsarevitch
Word Origin
from Russian, from tsar + -evna, feminine patronymic suffix

czarevna

/zɑːˈrɛvnə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling (esp US) of tsarevna
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