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Use "boyars" in a sentence
"The boyars were the senior aristocracy, the only force in the country capable of competing with the tsar-often with catastrophic results."
"His enemies-called the boyars-wanted the earth divided into several countries, allowing each a nation to tyrannize ruthlessly, with the terrible retaining the power to rubber-stamp their rulings and little else."
""The old nobility of those Russian countries are called boyars," said"