czar
also tsar noun Etymology: New Latin czar, from Russian tsar', from Old Russian tsĭsarĭ, from Gothic kaisar, from Greek or Latin; Greek, from Latin Caesar — more at Caesar Date: 1555 1. emperor; specifically the ruler of Russia until the 1917 revolution 2. one having great power or authority <
a banking czar
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czardom also tsardom noun

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  • czar — czar …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • czar — czar; czar·das; czar·dom; czar·e·vitch; czar·ish; czar·ism; czar·ist; czar·is·tic; …   English syllables

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  • CZAR — in Ruthenico idiomate, Regem: Czarstuo vero Regnum fignisicat: et hôc nomine Moscovitae Principem suum Regem totius Russiae appellant. Ceteri autem Sclavones, utpote Poloni, Bohemi, Lithuani aliique, qui ab idiomate Ruthenico recedunt, aliô… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • czar — → tsar czar n. m. V. tsar. csar ou czar [ksaʀ] n. m. ⇒ Tsar. czar [tzaʀ], czarevitch [tsaʀevitʃ] …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • czar — (z[ a]r), n. [Russ. tsare, fr. L. Caesar C[ae]sar; cf. OPol. czar, Pol. car. ] A king; a chief; the title of the emperor of Russia. [Written also {tsar} and {tzar}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Czar — Czar, seit der Mitte des 16. Jahrhunderts der Titel der Beherrscher von Rußland, den jedoch Peter der Große mit dem eines Kaisers vertauschte. Die Benennung rührt nach einer allgemein verbreiteten Annahme von dem lateinischen Worte Cäsar, aus dem …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • czar — [za: US za:r] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Russian; Origin: tsar , from Gothic kaisar emperor , from Greek, from Latin Caesar, from Julius Caesar; CESAREAN] 1.) another spelling of ↑tsar 2.) banking/drug/health etc czar …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • czar — 1550s, from Rus. tsar, from Old Slavic tsesari, from Gothic kaisar, from Gk. kaisar, from L. CAESAR (Cf. Caesar). First adopted by Russian emperor Ivan IV, 1547. The spelling with cz is against the usage of all Slavonic languages; the word was so …   Etymology dictionary

  • czar — s. m. Título do soberano russo (no tempo do império). = TSAR   ‣ Etimologia: francês czar, do russo tsar …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • czar — [zär] n. [Russ tsar , contr. of tsesar < OSlav cēsarĭ; prob. via Goth kaisar < L Caesar: see CAESAR2 (Gaius) Julius] 1. an emperor: title of any of the former emperors of Russia and, at various times, the sovereigns of other Slavic nations… …   English World dictionary

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