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or tsa·ri·na  (zä-rē′nə, tsä-)
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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