from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of czar. See Usage Note at czar.
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- n. An emperor of Russia (before 1917) and of some South Slavic kingdoms.
- n. A person with great power; an autocrat.
- n. An appointed official tasked to regulate or oversee a specific area.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The title of the emperor of Russia. See czar.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
From Russian царь (car’), from Old East Slavic цьсарь (cĭsarĭ), from Old Church Slavonic цѣсарь (cěsarĭ), from Gothic 𐌺𐌰𐌹𐍃𐌰𐍂 (kaisar, "emperor"), believed to come from Latin Caesar. (Wiktionary)