tzarina

[zah-ree-nuh, tsah-]
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noun


czarina

or tsa·ri·na, tza·ri·na

[zah-ree-nuh, tsah-]

noun

the wife of a czar; Russian empress.

Origin of czarina

1710–20; czar + -ina feminine suffix (as in Christina), modeled on German Zarin empress, equivalent to Zar Czar + -in feminine suffix
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czarina

czaritza (zɑːˈrɪtsə)

noun

variant spellings (esp US) of tsarina or tsaritsaSee tsarina
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