a member of the imperial dynasty of Russia that ruled from 1613 to 1917.
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.
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How to use Romanov in a sentence
It was a decision that would hasten the end of the Romanov Empire itself.Tsar Nicolas II Thought Vodka Was Hurting Russians—But Banning It Helped Destroy His Empire | Mark Lawrence Schrad | July 20, 2021 | Time
Nicholas II, the last Romanov, built the graceful Livadia Palace on top of a hill there.
The Romanov tsars imposed rigid serfdom just as that woeful institution was fading almost everywhere else.Russian History Is on Our Side: Putin Will Surely Screw Himself | P. J. O’Rourke | May 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Russia has at present less freedom than it had in the earliest days of Romanov rule,” he declared in 1923.Moving It Forward: The Life of Abraham Cahan Considered | Wendy Smith | November 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
One of the last of the Romanov dynasty comes to dinner in Israel.
And then The Romanov Prophecy came in 2004, and The Third Secret in 2005.
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
Nicholas Romanov is to blame for the plight of his country and for his own misfortunes.The Russian Revolution; The Jugo-Slav Movement | Alexander Petrunkevitch, Samuel Northrup Harper, Frank Alfred Golder, Robert Joseph Kerner
Not only was the Romanov dynasty ended, but equally so was monarchical Absolutism itself.Bolshevism | John Spargo
The Romanov family in especial suffered severely from these delations.
Michael Fedorovich Romanov has just been elected Czar, and upon him the hopes of the people are centred.The Opera | R.A. Streatfeild
British Dictionary definitions for Romanov
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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