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Definition of "boyars" [boyars]

  • Plural form of boyar. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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"