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tsarina

[zah-ree-nuh, tsah-] /zɑˈri nə, tsɑ-/
noun
1.

czarina

or tsarina, tzarina

[zah-ree-nuh, tsah-] /zɑˈri nə, tsɑ-/
noun
1.
the wife of a czar; Russian empress.
Origin of czarina
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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  • Occasionally the tsarina would throw hot water over Anna for sheer spite.

  • Ghosts of Tsar and tsarina are crying pitifully from Siberian dust.

    The Challenge of the Dead Stephen Graham
  • Then the tsarina told Ivan Tsarevich that a spirit would soon appear, and bade him hide himself in the folds of her cloak.

  • He immediately called the tsarina and pointed out to her what he saw.

  • He was a near kinsman of the tsarina and so, more than any, was interested in the welfare of Dmitri.

    The Story of Moscow Wirt Gerrare
  • The tsarina endeavoured to stop each one in turn, but in vain.

  • And the tsarina replied: “My dear husband, it is impossible to give them up.”

  • Meantime he amused the tsarina by unpacking the wares and making her various presents.

  • Meanwhile the tsarina Anastasia had a brave little son; her father was greatly rejoiced, and gave him the name of Yaroslav.

British Dictionary definitions for tsarina

tsarina

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

czarina

/zɑːˈriːnə/
noun
1.
variant spellings (esp US) of tsarina or tsaritsa See tsarina
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Slang definitions & phrases for tsarina

czarina

noun

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

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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