or tsa·ri·na, tza·ri·na
- the wife of a czar; Russian empress.
Origin of czarina
1710–20; czar + -ina feminine suffix (as in Christina), modeled on German Zarin empress, equivalent to Zar Czar + -in feminine suffix
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Examples from the Web for czarina
So Peter kissed her fingers as though she had been his Czarina and went out.The Vagrant Duke
The czarina was strong-minded, but neither cruel nor perfidious.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
After this she went to Moscow, where she was crowned as czarina.The Story of Russia
R. Van Bergen, M.A.
He also urged the Czarina on no account to allow a partition of Poland.
The Czarina soon succeeded in heading them in that direction.
- variant spellings (esp US) of tsarina or tsaritsaSee tsarina
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