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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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And he was cunning, for he took the ship to where the sea sucks in to the land and the waves beat white on the mountain called Romanoff. The sea sucked the ship in to where the waves beat white, and it ground upon the rocks and broke open its sides.
That's what Rita wonders when she catches him in the boudoir of Coronation Street's new siren Rula Romanoff this week.
Honor is delighted to be playing Rula Romanoff, an old rival of newsagent Rita Sullivan, played by Barbara Knox, from her days as a cabaret singer.
She plays flirty pensioner Rula Romanoff, who gets her claws into Street dip Norris Cole (Malcolm Hebden).
She worked with him again in 1961 on play "Romanoff and Juliet." They divorced in 1971.
Hace 80 anos, en el sotano de una antigua casa de la ciudad de Ekaterinburgo, en la region de los Montes Urales, los bolcheviques cometieron el crimen del siglo: asesinaron brutal y ferozmente a toda la familia del ultimo zar ruso, los Romanoff: A Nicolay segundo, a su esposa la zarina Alexandra, a sus cuatro hijas, Maria, Olga, Tatiana y Anastasia, asi como a su unico hijo, el zarevich Alexei.
Maya Romanoff, of the Maya Romanoff Corp., said, "Sheers are now used more in hotels and residences.
Johansson first appeared as Natasha Romanoff in the 2010 film "Iron Man." The actress has since reprised the role for many other films including "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and "Captain America: Civil War." The upcoming "Avengers: Endgame" will be her seventh outing as Black Widow.
Marc Horowitz, Senior Vice President and National Director of Office Leasing for Cohen Brothers Realty Corporation, along with a Colliers International leasing team of David Glassman and Joseph Cabrera represented the building's ownership in the seven-year leasing transaction, while Stuart Romanoff and Amy Fox of Cushman & Wakefield represented the tenant.
The father/son team of George and Ben Romanoff at Ace Sporting Goods near Washington, Pa., shared their hunting business strategies that remain constant, regardless of market flux, in "Gearing Up For Hunting Season" (June 2015).
Captain America costume characters include Natasha Romanoff, Bucky Barnes and Steve Rogers.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Louis William Visockas; her daughter, Kathy (Visockas) Roberts and her husband, Dana, of Bolton; four grandchildren, Benjamin Roberts and his wife, Jennie, of Fitchburg, Amanda Mack and her husband, Benjamin, of Oxford, Edmund Roberts and his wife, Shiloh, of Princeton and Christine Pieculewicz and her husband, Brian, of Bolton; a brother-in-law, Francis Visockas of Bolton; a sister-in-law, Ann Romanoff of Charlton; a cousin, Mary Yurkus of East Templeton; a niece, Paula Romanoff of Sturbridge and her two sons, Jonathan and Paul Wisell; and eight great-grandchildren.