Try Our Apps


Supposedly vs. Supposably


or Romanoff

[roh-muh-nawf, -nof, roh-mah-nuh f; Russian ruh-mah-nuh f] /ˈroʊ məˌnɔf, -ˌnɒf, roʊˈmɑ nəf; Russian rʌˈmɑ nəf/
a member of the imperial dynasty of Russia that ruled from 1613 to 1917.
Mikhail Feodorovich
[myi-khuh-yeel fyaw-duh-ruh-vyich] /myɪ xʌˈyil ˈfyɔ də rə vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1596–1645, emperor of Russia 1613–45: first ruler of the house of Romanov. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Romanov
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Not only was the Romanov dynasty ended, but equally so was monarchical Absolutism itself.

    Bolshevism John Spargo
  • I told him flatly that I would take no part in any Romanov adventures.

    The Russian Turmoil Anton Ivanovich Denikin
  • Anastasia Romanova, daughter of Roman, hence the name by which the family was afterwards distinguished—Romanov.

  • The Romanov family in especial suffered severely from these delations.

  • Public opinion is definitely and resolutely opposed to any members of the House of Romanov holding any office in the State.

    The Russian Turmoil Anton Ivanovich Denikin
British Dictionary definitions for Romanov


/ˈrəʊmənɒf; Russian raˈmanəf/
any member of the Russian imperial dynasty that ruled from the crowning (1613) of Mikhail Fyodorovich to the abdication (1917) of Nicholas II during the February Revolution
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Romanov

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Romanov

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for romanov