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Oxford dictionary definition of the word tsar:
1an emperor of Russia before 1917:
Tsar Nicholas II
a South Slav ruler in former times, especially one reigning over Serbia in the 14th century:
the great martyr and prince of Serbia, Tsar Lazar
2 (often czar) [usually with adjective or noun modifier] a person appointed by government to advise on and coordinate policy in a particular area:
the former British drugs czar
noun & adjective
from Russian tsarʹ, representing Latin Caesar
Tsar can also be spelled czar, especially when it is used to mean ‘a person with authority or power in a particular area’ (he’s the nation’s next drug czar).