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Cesarewitch Line breaks: Ce¦sare|witch
Pronunciation: /sɪˈzarəwɪtʃ/

Definition of Cesarewitch in English:

A horse race run annually over two miles at Newmarket, England.


Mid 19th century: from Russian tsesarevich 'heir to the throne', named in honour of the Russian Crown Prince (later Alexander II) who attended the inaugural race in 1839.

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