Romanov

[roh-muh-nawf, -nof, roh-mah-nuhf; Russian ruh-mah-nuhf]
noun
1.
a member of the imperial dynasty of Russia that ruled from 1613 to 1917.
2.
Mikhail Feodorovich [myi-khuh-yeel fyaw-duh-ruh-vyich] , 1596–1645, emperor of Russia 1613–45: first ruler of the house of Romanov.
Also, Romanoff.
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Romanov (ˈrəʊmənɒf, Russian raˈmanəf)
 
n
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

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Romanovs [(roh-muh-nawfs, roh-mah-nuhfs)]

The family that ruled Russia from the seventeenth century until the Russian Revolution. Empress Catherine the Great and Czar Peter the Great were Romanovs.

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