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tzarism

[zahr-iz-uh m, tsahr-] /ˈzɑr ɪz əm, ˈtsɑr-/
noun
1.

czarism

or tsarism, tzarism

[zahr-iz-uh m, tsahr-] /ˈzɑr ɪz əm, ˈtsɑr-/
noun
1.
dictatorship; despotic or autocratic government.
2.
the system of government in Russia under the czars.
Origin of czarism
1850-1855
1850-55; czar + -ism
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  • All their opposition to tzarism had its source in their unsatisfied imperialistic appetites.

    Our Revolution Leon Trotzky
  • The Duma of June 3rd would never have dared to seize the power from the hands of tzarism.

    Our Revolution Leon Trotzky
  • In October, 1905, the bourgeoisie learned that it could not obtain power before the back-bone of tzarism was broken.

    Our Revolution Leon Trotzky
British Dictionary definitions for tzarism

czarism

/ˈzɑːrɪzəm/
noun
1.
a variant spelling (esp US) of tsarism
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