Romanov or Ro·ma·noff [roh-muh-nawf, -nof, roh-mah-nuh f; Russian ruh-mah-nuh f] Examples noun

  1. a member of the imperial dynasty of Russia that ruled from 1613 to 1917.
  2. Mi·kha·il Feo·do·ro·vich [myi-khuh-yeel fyaw-duh-ruh-vyich] /myɪ xʌˈyil ˈfyɔ də rə vyɪtʃ/, 1596–1645, emperor of Russia 1613–45: first ruler of the house of Romanov.

Examples from the Web for romanov Contemporary Examples of romanov

  • Nicholas II, the last Romanov, built the graceful Livadia Palace on top of a hill there.

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  • The Romanov tsars imposed rigid serfdom just as that woeful institution was fading almost everywhere else.

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  • “Russia has at present less freedom than it had in the earliest days of Romanov rule,” he declared in 1923.

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  • One of the last of the Romanov dynasty comes to dinner in Israel.

    A Romanov Goes to Israel

    David Frum

    May 2, 2013

  • And then The Romanov Prophecy came in 2004, and The Third Secret in 2005.

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  • Historical Examples of romanov

  • 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 Rise of the Russian Empire

    Hector H. Munro

  • 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

  • Not only was the Romanov dynasty ended, but equally so was monarchical Absolutism itself.


    John Spargo

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

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3


  • British Dictionary definitions for romanov Romanov noun

    1. 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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