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tsarism

noun
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▪ The first revolution on the agenda, therefore, was the bourgeois-democratic overthrow of tsarism and abolition of feudal remnants.
▪ The landed nobility provided tsarism with a perilously narrow social base.
▪ This fuelled dissatisfaction with the repressive structures of tsarism.
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tsarism

n. A system of government ruled by a tsar.

Usage examples of "tsarism".

Russia, in the struggle with Tsarism, the Bolsheviks had put foward the slogan of a revolutionary constituent assembly as part of their program.

She realized that no mercy could be expected from the ruling class, that between the Tsarism of Russia and the plutocracy of America there was no difference save in name.

Marxism lost the world when it went to Moscow and took over the traditions of Tsarism as Christianity lost the world when it went to Rome and took over the traditions of Caesar.

And as for Russia, ostensibly the freest country in the world, Tsarism in its worst days never imposed such despotic restrictions concerning the coming and going of foreigners, in one particular district, at any rate.

Dostoevsky was compelled to overlook and forgive in his support of Tsarism, and how few illusions he could have about the perspicacity of its servitors, he again returns to his own distressing situation.

For Dostoevsky knew inwardly that, even though he had become converted into a supporter of Tsarism, his change of heart had not been accompanied by any betrayal of principle or of his own standards of personal integrity.

Living under a far more efficient censorship than any prevailing in the worst eras of Tsarism, Belchikov knows whereof he speaks.

Most Zionists were pro-German out of aversion to tsarism as the most anti-Semitic of the contending forces.

After the failure of the 1863 insurrection against tsarism, they had begun to see the Russian empire as a huge market and saw no reason to cut themselves off from it.

Russia, in the struggle with Tsarism, the Bolsheviks had put foward the slogan of a revolutionary constituent assembly as part of their program.