Definition of


  1. (noun, communication) an edict of the Russian tsar

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Alternate forms of Ukase

Hypernyms: imperial decree

Origin of the word Ukase

  1. 1729, "decree issued by a Russian emperor," from Rus. ukaz "edict," from ukazat' "to show, decree," from O.C.S. ukazati, from u-, intens. prefix, + kazati "to show, order," which is related to the first element of Casimir. more

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Words that sound like Ukase

u.k., u.s., u.s. house, u.s.a., uca, uk, uke, us, us house, usa, usage, use, ushas, usss, uuq, ux., uzi

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