from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The wife of a Russian czar.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of tsarina.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The title of the empress of Russia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An empress of Russia; the wife of the Czar of Russia, or a Russian empress regnant. Also czaritza, tsaritsa, tzaritsa.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the wife or widow of a czar


Alteration (perhaps influenced by Latin rēgīna, queen) of Russian tsaritsa; see czaritza.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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