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tsarevitch

[zahr-uh-vich, tsahr-]
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czarevitch

or tsar·e·vitch, tzar·e·vitch

[zahr-uh-vich, tsahr-]
noun
  1. the son of a czar.
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Origin of czarevitch

1700–10; < Russian tsarévich, equivalent to tsar' czar + -evich masculine patronymic suffix
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Examples from the Web for tsarevitch

Historical Examples

  • The battered "Tsarevitch," with three destroyers, took refuge at Kiao-chau.

    Famous Sea Fights

    John Richard Hale

  • Dear Tsarevitch Ivan, my husband and master, why so troubled again?

  • The Tsar father was pleased and the Tsarevitch received his special thanks.

  • In the morning Tsarevitch Ivan awoke with the crowing cocks, and you know the cocks and chickens are never late.

  • Tsarevitch Ivan answered sincerely, telling all about his misfortune without hiding anything.


British Dictionary definitions for tsarevitch

tsarevitch

czarevitch

noun
  1. a son of a Russian tsar, esp the eldest son
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Word Origin

from Russian tsarevich, from tsar + -evich, masculine patronymic suffix

czarevitch

noun
  1. a variant spelling (esp US) of tsarevitch
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