Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
First recorded in Russia from 1545-1555 from Russian tsar, from Greek kaîsar, from Latin Caesar
Synonyms
    1.
  • autocrat
    2.
  • ruler
Antonyms
    1.
  • unavailable
    2.
  • unavailable
Definition
1. (with a capital letter) the former ruler of Russia
2. a person of great power
Examples
1. A) Nicholas II was the last Russian Czar in history. B) Peter the Great was the 14th child of Czar Alexis.
2. A) In the United States, czars are generally members of the executive branch. B) It was intimidating to be in the same room as so many czars.
Usage Over Time

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