Pronunciation: (rō'mu-nôf", -nof", rō-mä'nuf; Russ. ru-mä'nuf), [key]
1. a member of the imperial dynasty of Russia that ruled from 1613 to 1917.
2. Mi•kha•il Feo•do•ro•vich Pronunciation: (myi-khu-yēl' fyô'du-ru-vyich), [key] 1596–1645, emperor of Russia 1613–45: first ruler of the house of Romanov. Also,Ro'ma•noff".
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