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- noun An empress of Russia.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
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- noun Alternative spelling of
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- noun the wife or widow of a czar
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He divorced his czaritza that he might marry the foundling.
“I have come all the way from Siberia, czaritza, to see your day of honor, and now your Cossacks have killed me.”
The czaritza, mother of Dmitri, who had first incited the mob, was forced to take the veil.
The patriarch, it is true, was exempted, through awe for his high office in the Church, while reverence for advanced years reprieved Prince Tcherkasy, and Tikhon Streshnef was excused out of honor for his services as guardian of the czaritza.