czarina tsaritsa or czaritza (zɑːˈrɪtsə)
/ (zɑːˈriːnə) /
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the wife of a Russian tsar; Russian empress
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Word Origin for tsarina
from Italian, Spanish czarina, from German Czarin
Words nearby tsarina
tsar, Tsaratanana Massif, tsardom, tsarevitch, tsarevna, tsarina, tsarism, Tsaritsyn, tsatske, tsavorite, TSB
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How to use tsarina in a sentence
The gossip of the time speculated that Rasputin was having sex with the tsarina and her daughters.Kathryn Harrison on Rasputin in New Novel 'Enchantments'|Jane Ciabattari|March 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Soon after supper the Tsar went to his narrow and many-storied tchardack,2 and the Tsarina retired to her tower.
Dismount from thy charger, and take the tsarina gently in thy heroic arms to her slender tower.
Somehow or other, history whispers, Anna fell foul of the Tsarina—they simply hated one another.
Occasionally the Tsarina would throw hot water over Anna for sheer spite.
The Tsarina, Klick informs us, was somewhat plain, and knew it—hence her distaste for the dazzling Anna.