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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A ruling of a Russian czar. Also: Any official decree.

Usage examples (33)
  • A ukase was decreed that every family will pay higher taxes to support the czar's family.
  • There will be much stamping of lofty heels at this ukase.
  • On the 3d of March, 1861, the emancipation ukase was published.
  • He gives his reasons in the ukase wherein the change is announced. for more
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