tsarevna

[zah-rev-nuh, tsah-]
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noun


czarevna

or tsa·rev·na, tza·rev·na

[zah-rev-nuh, tsah-]

noun

a daughter of a czar.
the wife of the son of a czar.

Origin of czarevna

1875–80; < Russian tsarévna, equivalent to tsar' czar + -evna feminine patronymic suffix
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Examples from the Web for tsarevna

Historical Examples of tsarevna

  • But the most lovely of them all was the inexhaustibly lovely Tsarevna.

    Russian Fairy Tales

    R. Nisbet Bain

  • I, the Tsarevna, will sit in this terem just beneath the window, and you make a proclamation.

    Russian Fairy Tales

    R. Nisbet Bain

  • Some Tsarevna or other has come to our church, depend upon it!

    Russian Fairy Tales

    R. Nisbet Bain

  • The Tsarevna looked and saw that all of them had their locks shorn off.

    Russian Fairy Tales

    R. Nisbet Bain

  • Ivan went to the Tsarevna, told her of her brother, and gave her his command.

    Russian Fairy Tales

    R. Nisbet Bain


British Dictionary definitions for tsarevna

tsarevna

czarevna

noun

a daughter of a Russian tsar
the wife of a Russian tsarevitch

Word Origin for tsarevna

from Russian, from tsar + -evna, feminine patronymic suffix

czarevna

noun

a variant spelling (esp US) of tsarevna
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