Romanov: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (rō'mu-nôf", -nof", rō-mä'nuf Russ. ru-mä'nuf&hasp), [key]
— n.
  1. a member of the imperial dynasty of Russia that ruled from 1613 to 1917.
  2. 1596–1645, emperor of Russia 1613–45: first ruler of the house of Romanov.
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