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Ro·ma·novalso 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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Romanov(ˈrəʊmənɒf; Russian raˈmanəf)
(Biography) 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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or Ro•ma•noff(ˈroʊ məˌnɔf, -ˌnɒf, roʊˈmɑ nəf)
1. a member of the imperial dynasty of Russia that ruled from 1613 to 1917.
2. Mikhail Feodorovich, 1596–1645, emperor of Russia 1613–45: first ruler of the house of Romanov.
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|Noun||1.||Romanov - a member of the imperial family that ruled Russia|
emperor - the male ruler of an empire
|2.||Romanov - the Russian imperial line that ruled from 1613 to 1917|
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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