tsar

[ zahr, tsahr ]
/ zɑr, tsɑr /

noun

a variant of czar.

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British Dictionary definitions for tsar

tsar

czar

/ (zɑː, tsɑː) /

noun

(until 1917) the emperor of Russia
a tyrant; autocrat
informal a public official charged with responsibility for dealing with a certain problem or issuea drugs tsar
informal a person in authority; leader
(formerly) any of several S Slavonic rulers, such as any of the princes of Serbia in the 14th century
Also (less commonly): tzar

Derived forms of tsar

tsardom or czardom, noun

Word Origin for tsar

from Russian tsar, via Gothic kaisar from Latin Caesar
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