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(zä-rē′nə, tsä-) also tsa·ri·na (tsä-, zä-)
The wife of a Russian czar.

[Alteration (perhaps influenced by Latin rēgīna, queen) of Russian tsaritsa; see czaritza.]


(zɑːˈriːnə) (zɑːˈrɪtsə) ,




(Historical Terms) variant spellings (esp US) of tsarina or tsaritsa. See tsarina


(zɑˈri nə, tsɑ-)

n., pl. -nas.
the wife of a czar; Russian empress.
[1710–20; czar + -ina feminine suffix (as in Christina), modeled on German Zarin empress =Zar Czar + -in feminine suffix]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.czarina - the wife or widow of a czarczarina - the wife or widow of a czar    
female aristocrat - a woman who is an aristocrat


[zɑːˈriːnə] Nzarina f


nZarin f


[zɑːˈriːnə] nzarina
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She is the Czarina Catherine, and she sail from Doolittle's Wharf for Varna, and thence to other ports and up the Danube.
From him we inquire o f the goings of the Czarina Catherine.
For it soon became apparent to all that the Czarina Catherine would not sail as was expected.
Van Helsing roughly put the facts before us first, "The Czarina Catherine left the Thames yesterday morning.
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