Definition of tsarina in English:


Syllabification: tsa·ri·na
Pronunciation: /zäˈrēnə, (t)sä-
(also czarina or tzarina)


  • An empress of Russia before 1917.
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    • Whenever political theorists looked for a contemporary example of such a government, their eyes fell upon either the Ottoman sultans or the Russian tsars and tsarinas.
    • The authors of the subsequent essays then use these factors, to varying degrees, to discuss a particular period of development of the Russian military forces under the tsars (and tsarinas).
    • Although the rulers of the empire were formally called emperors, they were still popularly referred to as tsars or tsarinas.

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