Definition for tsar (2 of 2)
or tsar, tzar
Origin of czar
Examples from the Web for tsar
The Russian revolution of 1917 toppled the tsar and soon installed a bloodthirsty communist regime.
“He would have thought he should be treated like a tsar,” says Patton.
One headline, decades earlier, must have struck him with the force of Tsar Bomba.Pale Fire and the Cold War: Redefining Vladimir Nabokov’s Masterpiece|Michael Weiss|October 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"Historically, each Russian tsar built himself a new palace," said Andrei Petrov, a researcher for Green Peace in Moscow.
“Putin cannot rule as a Russian tsar any longer—he is not in the center of total consensus,” says Pavlovsky.Vladimir Putin Wins Russia Election, but It’s a Fragile Victory|Owen Matthews, Anna Nemtsova|March 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Tsar Archidei Aggeivitch came with his men to a wide, wide field.Folk Tales from the Russian|Various
At last he cried out to the stove, “Stove, stove, where has the Tsar hidden his children?”Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales|Anonymous
Then the Tsar asked him whence he came, whose son he was, and what was his name.
The clergy alone possessed any power besides the Tsar; but the Church was unable to coerce him or to save the people.The Story of Moscow|Wirt Gerrare
Then the two armies met, and fought like two terrible thunder-clouds, and Polkan overthrew the army of the Chinese Tsar.
British Dictionary definitions for tsar (1 of 2)
Derived Formstsardom or czardom, noun
Word Origin for tsar
British Dictionary definitions for tsar (2 of 2)
Derived Formsczardom, noun
Culture definitions for tsar
The title of rulers or emperors of Russia from the sixteenth century until the Russian Revolution. The czars ruled as absolute monarchs (see absolute monarchy) until the early twentieth century, when a parliament was established in Russia. Czar can also be spelled tsar.