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Synonyms for tsar

Synonyms for tsar

a male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)

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Indeed, even former czars have trouble with the definition; as former Homeland Security Adviser Fran Townsend once noted: "I'm not sure what a czar is, or what it does" (Newsmax 2009).
Washington, April 2 ( ANI ): Researchers have revealed that in 1809, when Finland became a part of Russia after being under Swedish rule, Czar Alexander I described the event in very similar terms as President Vladimir Putin did in his speech on March 18, 2014, on the annexation of Crimea to Russia.
They find that czars exercise substantial power outside the traditional constraints imposed by the Constitution.
In the Superiority of Stables, the objects including ceremonial harnesses for the horses, the things for the usage of czars in their private and common lives that produced by the masters which worked in the workshops of gold and silver and coverings and clothing sewn and ornamented with pearls and silver threads for both the religious and casual usage by the master tailors and embroiderers most of them are the daughters of noble Russian families under in custody of the czarina in the Chamber of Czarina also takes their places there.
Congress, of course, has control over appropriations, and running all of these new offices costs something--though many czars have been appointed with salaries undisclosed.
Bill Clinton added czars for healthcare and AIDS, while George W.
Obama and his many czars need to understand that there is no way to outlaw greed and shortsightedness.
By 1918, the last Romanov Czar, Nicholas II, and his family were prisoners of Russia's new government in a remote coalmining city in the Ural Mountains.
For most of its history, it has been ruled with an iron fist by princes and conquerors, czars, and Soviet dictators.
The Czars have really hit their stride with third album Goodbye
Well, once upon a time there were nasty people called czars.
Episode I, The Phantom Menace, if you're not and Episode II, The Attack of the Clowns if you think czars are a bad idea full stop.
Drugs czars, crime czars, it seems there's a czar for everything other than the throne of Russia to sometimes minimal effect.
Unless, of course, the networks are being paid by the federal government to do it and submitting their scripts and footage to the White House anti-drug czars for prebroadcast review.
Its dancers, choreographers, and even ballet students had always been given special status and rewards by the czars.