Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The eldest son of a Russian czar.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Russian prince (imperial): formerly applied to any son of the Emperor of Russia, now specifically to the eldest son. Also czarewitch, tsarewitch, czarowitch, czarowitz, and (in another form) cesarevitch, cesarewitch.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of tsarevich.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Russian tsarevich : tsar', czar; see czar + -evich, masculine patronymic suff.]

Examples

  • The little boy, Alexei, the czarevitch, was the youngest.

    The Diamond Secret

  • The little boy, Alexei, the czarevitch, was the youngest.

    The Diamond Secret

  • The little boy, Alexei, the czarevitch, was the youngest.

    The Diamond Secret

  • The little boy, Alexei, the czarevitch, was the youngest.

    The Diamond Secret

  • There is a particularly unsettling scene where he forces the young czarevitch, played by Tad Alexander, to watch an ant and a fly at combat under a microscope.

    Rasputin and the Empress (1932)

  • There is a particularly unsettling scene where he forces the young czarevitch, played by Tad Alexander, to watch an ant and a fly at combat under a microscope.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • Descending, we went through the village of Otsu, which has quite a reputation, since it was the scene of what might have been a very serious accident to the present Emperor of Russia, then czarevitch.

    Travels in the Far East

  • But whom should he entreat, or compel, or induce by rewards, to instruct the czarevitch to become a czar?

    The Talking Beasts

  • The czarevitch Dmitri had not been murdered, after all!

    Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15) The Romance of Reality

  • He also received the disturbing news that a monk was among the Cossacks of the Don urging them to take up arms for the czarevitch who would soon be among them.

    Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15) The Romance of Reality

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