from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • 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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  • n. the Russian imperial line that ruled from 1613 to 1917
  • n. a member of the imperial family that ruled Russia


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  • I don't know why the sheep are called Romanov, because those tsars were generally sterile. [chuckles] And now it turns out that the sheep have been named Romanov.


  • One curious point is the "Romanov" label attached to this and other meat entrees.

    The Prague Post

  • The series also highlights forgotten works by women filmmakers, such as Svilova and Esfir Shub, including Shub's "The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty" "Padeniye Dinasti Romanovikh," 1927, a grim chronicle of the collapse of czarist Russia that juxtaposes salvaged newsreel and home-movie footage of the Imperial elite with scenes of the hardworking poor.

    Visualize a Soviet Utopia

  • The maker of McDowell's No.1 whisky, Romanov vodka and Four Seasons wines currently sells its products in about 38 countries, but exports account for an insignificant part of its revenue.

    United Spirits to Bid for Teacher's Scotch Whiskey

  • Not wanting to rob you of the pleasure of surprise, I'll stop here, certain that those of you, who will read The Last Romanov in April, when it comes out, will recognize the importance of fires and its centrality to the story, especially the most significant fire of them all: Athalia's fire.

    Dora Levy Mossanen: Fires, Opals and the Romanovs

  • Having taken this lesson to heart, I paid attention to the emergence of the many fires in my story -- the small bonfires Little Servant ignites around the Entertainment Palace to keep himself warm, the flames in the fireplaces in the Romanov palaces that rather than warm Darya, my protagonist, make her shiver.

    Dora Levy Mossanen: Fires, Opals and the Romanovs

  • I'm fascinated by opal and its mythical reputation, so much so that my main character in my forthcoming novel, The Last Romanov, possesses an opal eye.

    Dora Levy Mossanen: Fires, Opals and the Romanovs

  • All subjects I wanted to write about and did in The Last Romanov.

    Dora Levy Mossanen: Fires, Opals and the Romanovs

  • Slowly, quietly, even sneakily, the element of fire began to emerge in my historical novel, The Last Romanov.

    Dora Levy Mossanen: Fires, Opals and the Romanovs

  • It was the result and performance wanted by the Hearts owner, Vladimir Romanov, who has demanded the club win the Scottish Premier League this season, but they will not be playing Paks every week.

    Hearts 4 Paks 1 (Hearts win 5-2 on aggregate) | Europa League report


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