or Ro·ma·noff

[ 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.
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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for romanovs


/ (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

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Culture definitions for 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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