Definition of


  1. (noun, person) a male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)

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Synonyms of Tsar

czar, tzar

Alternate forms of Tsar

Derivations: tsaristic

Hypernyms: crowned head, monarch, sovereign

Origin of the word Tsar

  1. 1670, the more correct Latinization of Rus. czar, from prehistoric Slavic *tsesar, from a Gmc. source, ultimately from L. Caesar. See czar. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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