[zahr-ist, tsahr-]


or tsar·ist, tzar·ist

[zahr-ist, tsahr-]
adjective Also czar·is·tic [zah-ris-tik, tsah-] /zɑˈrɪs tɪk, tsɑ-/, tsaristic, tzaristic.
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a czar or the system and principles of government under a czar.
  2. autocratic; dictatorial.
  1. an adherent of a czar or of czarism.

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adjective, noun
  1. a variant spelling (esp US) of tsaristSee tsarism
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