Definition of tsarevna in English:

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tsarevna

Pronunciation: /zäˈrevnə/ Pronunciation: /(t)sä-/

noun

1A daughter of a tsar.
Example sentences
  • Equally in much demand were also relief images of ancient Russian warriors, powerful outposts, as well as tsarevnas with exuberant crown kokoshniks.
  • The children's nurse, M. Eagar, recalled the little tsarevnas diligently sewing away, scrunching up the waist of large pants to fit them into small waistbands.
  • Since the custom was for women to be excluded from participation in men's festivities, the tsarina and tsarevnas could satisfy their curiosity and look through a secret window in a small room that the Italian architects had added just for this purpose.
2The wife of a tsarevich.

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Syllabification: tsa·rev·na

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