an emperor or king.
(often initial capital letter) the former emperor of Russia.
an autocratic ruler or leader.
any person exercising great authority or power in a particular field: a czar of industry.
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How to use czar in a sentence
Four people have died of Ebola and that already has a ‘czar.’Gay Activist David Mixner: I Mercy Killed 8 People | Tim Teeman | October 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Republican reaction is starting to shift from calls for a czar to calls for a different czar.
Ironically, the Obama administration was forced to battle a Republican czar panic in the early days of its administration.
The appointment of the new Ebola czar comes after Republicans began demanding a White House point person on the threat.
On Friday, the president announced the appointment of political and policy operative Ron Klain as “Ebola czar.”
Meanwhile, unknown to the Marshal, the Emperor had accepted the czar's demands for an armistice.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
But the czar's mind had early taken a strange ply which it retained to the last.
The czar returned the visit with the same precautions, and was admitted into Kensington House by a back door.
It was, indeed, not in the character of tenant that the czar was likely to gain the good word of civilised men.
The czar had his hat pierced by a ball, and prince Menzikoff had three horses killed under him.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
British Dictionary definitions for czar
a variant spelling (esp US) of tsar
- czardom, noun
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Cultural definitions for czar
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