from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The wife of a Russian czar.
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- 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
To a certain extent undoubtedly this may be traced back to the new czar's personal relations with the rulers of other nations; for the czarina was a sister of
Brought into Barack Obama's inner circle as his "czarina" for energy and climate issues — a brand-new White House post — she is now mainly a back-room coordinator.
The same day, incoming budget director Peter Orszag turned 40 and Obama's climate-change "czarina," Carol Browner, turned 53.
White SeaWhite Sea is the electro creation of L.A.-based songstress and cellist/pianist Morgan Kibby, former czarina of The Romanovs.
As the czarina informed Diderot: "You work only on paper which accepts anything, is smooth and flexible and offers no obstacles either to your imagination or your pen, while I, poor empress, work on human skin, which is far more sensitive and touchy."
Born Princess Sophia of the minor German principality of Anhalt-Zerbst, reared by an ambitious and self-centered mother, she was plucked out of near obscurity by the Russian czarina, Elizabeth, in 1744 as a bride for the heir to the Russian throne, Peter III.
Then came a miracle—the death of the Russian czarina Elizabeth and the succession of her Prussophile nephew, Peter.
I'm pretty sure she wouldn't give up a Senate seat to be a czar or czarina.
Well, here's a memo for the inbox of our book czar (or czarina) to-be.
Browner is appropriately ironic about her nickname from the Obama campaign: the czarina.