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Main Entry: czar
Pronunciation: primarystresszär
Variant(s): also tsar or tzar
Function: noun
Etymology: Latin czar "czar," from Russian tsar' (same meaning), from early Russian tsisari, tsehaceksari "emperor," from a Germanic word kaisar "emperor," derived from Latin Caesar (title of a line of Roman emperors after Augustus Caesar) --see Word History at EMPEROR
1 : the ruler of Russia until the 1917 revolution
2 : one having great power or authority <a baseball czar>
- czarˇdom also tsarˇdom or tzarˇdom /primarystresszärd-schwam/ noun

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