or tsar·ism, tzar·ism
dictatorship; despotic or autocratic government.
the system of government in Russia under the czars.
Origin of czarism
First recorded in 1850–55; czar
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for tzarism
Historical Examples of tzarism
The Duma of June 3rd would never have dared to seize the power from the hands of Tzarism.
In October, 1905, the bourgeoisie learned that it could not obtain power before the back-bone of Tzarism was broken.
All their opposition to Tzarism had its source in their unsatisfied imperialistic appetites.
British Dictionary definitions for tzarism
a variant spelling (esp US) of tsarism
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