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also Ro·ma·noff  (rō′mə-nôf′, rō-mä′nəf, rə-)
Russian ruling dynasty (1613-1917) that began with the accession of Czar Michael (1596-1645; ruled 1613-1645) and ended with the abdication of Nicholas II during the Russian Revolution.
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Noun1.Romanoff - a member of the imperial family that ruled Russia
emperor - the male ruler of an empire
2.Romanoff - the Russian imperial line that ruled from 1613 to 1917Romanoff - the Russian imperial line that ruled from 1613 to 1917
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
royal family, royal house, royal line, royalty - royal persons collectively; "the wedding was attended by royalty"
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1613: Michael Romanov was elected Tsar of Russia, founding the house of Romanov which ruled until the revolution in March 1917.
The Museum has now decided to adopt Panasonic's LED light bulbs to reduce energy consumption and improve ease of maintenance while preserving the beauty and value of the decorative articles and collection of paintings inherited from the history-rich House of Romanov.
On the sidelines of the reception an exhibition about the 400th Anniversary of the Russian Imperial House of Romanov was put on.