HyperDic: czar

English > 2 senses of the word czar:
NOUNperson czar, tsar, tzara male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
person czara person having great power
czar > pronunciation
RhymesAdar ... Zanzibar: 81 rhymes with aar...
English > czar: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917).
Synonymstsar, tzar
InstancesAlexander I, Czar Alexander I, Aleksandr PavlovichThe czar of Russia whose plans to liberalize the government of Russia were unrealized because of the wars with Napoleon (1777-1825)
Alexander II, Czar Alexander II, Alexander the LiberatorThe son of Nicholas I who, as czar of Russia, introduced reforms that included limited emancipation of the serfs (1818-1881)
Alexander III, Czar Alexander IIIson of Alexander II who was czar of Russia (1845-1894)
Godunov, Boris Godunov, Boris Fyodorovich Godunovczar of Russia (1551-1605)
Ivan IV, Ivan Iv Vasilievich, Ivan the TerribleThe first czar of Russia (1530-1584)
Nicholas I, Czar Nicholas Iczar of Russia from 1825 to 1855 who led Russia into the Crimean War (1796-1855)
Nicholas IIThe last czar of Russia who was forced to abdicate in 1917 by the Russian ... / Russian Revolution
Peter I, Czar Peter I, Peter the Greatczar of Russia who introduced ideas from western Europe to reform the government
RegionRussiaA former empire in eastern Europe and northern Asia created in the 14th century with Moscow as the capital
Broadersovereign, crowned head, monarchA nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
Adjectivesczaristicof or relating to or characteristic of a czar
English > czar: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person having great power.
Broadertyrant, autocrat, despotA cruel and oppressive dictator
Adjectivesczarist, czaristic, tsarist, tsaristic, tzaristof or relating to or characteristic of a czar

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