Variant of czar
- an emperor: title of any of the former emperors of Russia and, at various times, the sovereigns of other Slavic nations
- ☆ any person having great or unlimited power; autocrat: the President's energy czar
Origin: Russian tsar', contr. of tsesar ; from Old Church Slavonic cēsarĭ; probably via Gothic kaisar ; from Classical Latin Caesar: see (Gaius) Julius Caesar
- czardom noun
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