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Main Entry: czar
Variant(s): also tsar or tzar
Etymology: Latin czar
"czar," from Russian tsar'
(same meaning), from early Russian tsisari, tssari
"emperor," from a Germanic word kaisar
"emperor," derived from Latin Caesar
(title of a line of Roman emperors after Augustus Caesar) --see Word History
the ruler of Russia until the 1917 revolution2 :
one having great power or authority <a baseball czar
- czarˇdom also tsarˇdom or tzarˇdom
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