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  • noun Alternative spelling of tsarist.

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  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of a czar

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Examples

  • The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, with its clumsy passages about a Jewish drive for world domination, was a concoction of the secret police in czarist Russia — a fact not conceded by the Russian government until 1993, a century after the toxins had leached into the anti-Semitic world.

    Knock It Off

  • The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, with its clumsy passages about a Jewish drive for world domination, was a concoction of the secret police in czarist Russia — a fact not conceded by the Russian government until 1993, a century after the toxins had leached into the anti-Semitic world.

    Knock It Off

  • Gordimer's father, on the other hand, to avoid being conspicuous, turned a blind eye to any reminder of the oppression he had himself been subjected to in czarist

    Nadine Gordimer and the South African Experience

  • Vladimir Lenin, who made the rise of Stalin possible, had called czarist Russia a “prison house of nations,” but the Soviet Union far outdid its predecessor in that regard.

    The Great Experiment

  • Since the mid-1990s, the nascent democratic transformation in Russia has given way to what may best be described as a "czarist" political system, in which all important decisions are taken by one man and his powerful coterie.

    The New Republic - All Feed

  • Since the mid-1990s, the nascent democratic transformation in Russia has given way to what may best be described as a "czarist" political system, in which all important decisions are taken by one man and his powerful coterie.

    The New Republic - All Feed

  • Since the mid-1990s, the nascent democratic transformation in Russia has given way to what may best be described as a "czarist" political system, in which all important decisions are taken by one man and his powerful coterie.

    The New Republic - All Feed

  • Since the mid-1990s, the nascent democratic transformation in Russia has given way to what may best be described as a "czarist" political system, in which all important decisions are taken by one man and his powerful coterie.

    The New Republic - All Feed

  • The trumped-up charges and trial gave rise to world-wide protests and were treated by Trotsky as a czarist effort to stir up anti-Semitism always a useful outlet for discontent.

    A Jewish Revolutionary

  • Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis Trotsky ca. 1895 in photographs that accompanied an arrest warrant issued by the czarist police.

    A Jewish Revolutionary

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