Romanoff

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Romanoff the Russian imperial line that ruled from 1613 to 1917
    • n Romanoff a member of the imperial family that ruled Russia
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Usage

In literature:

I'd cover myself with jewels like the old Romanoffs.
"Frances Waldeaux" by Rebecca Harding Davis
Cleggett was like the Romanoffs in his ability to go straight to the point, but he had none of the Romanoff cruelty.
"The Cruise of the Jasper B." by Don Marquis
I am sure that the Empress her mother will never allow one of the house of Romanoff to marry with a bourgeois Corsican.
"The Dynasts" by Thomas Hardy
Yet the Romanoffs went in the cataclysm, and so, too, did the Gorys.
"Gigolo" by Edna Ferber
God in His grace is Protector of the House of Romanoff, to whom a son will assuredly soon be born.
"The Minister of Evil" by William Le Queux
He is an aristocrat and a friend of the Romanoffs.
"The Book of All-Power" by Edgar Wallace
Founding of the Romanoff, the present, dynasty in Russia, by the accession of Michael II.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11" by Various
For your sweet sake I would spare even Alexander Romanoff himself and all his Staff.
"The Angel of the Revolution" by George Griffith
And I rely upon it, that you are a faithful servant of the House of Romanoff.
"The Intriguers" by William Le Queux
With the accession of the Romanoffs to the throne a new and more promising era began for the Russian woman.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
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In poetry:

One finger is raised that counts the czar,
The ghost who beckoned men who come no more-
The czar gone to the winds on God's great dustpan,
The czar a pinch of nothing,
The last of the gibbering Romanoffs.
"The Four Brothers" by Carl Sandburg

In news:

Andrew Romanoff has officially gone all-in for his US Senate bid, selling his Washington Park house and loaning his campaign $325,000.
Romanoff Sells House to Fund Campaign, Still Trails Bennet by Millions.
Democratic Senate challenger Andrew Romanoff raised $619,814 in the 2nd Quarter, according to figures obtained by The Colorado Statesman.
Romanoff Pledges Cooperation With Issa Jobsgate Probe.
Pennsylvania Rep Joe Sestak, left, and former Colorado state legislator Andrew Romanoff continued with their primary campaigns, despite pressure from the White House.
Senate Candidate Andrew Romanoff on the Zephyr.
(photo Right: Three generations of Romanoffs: (l-r) Bob, Jessie and Brian.
Jessie Romanoff started the company, along with her husband Barney, in 1949, and, despite turning 99 in 2009, still works there today.).
Latest News On The Move Romanoff celebrating 60th anniversary.
Readers' Choice: Andrew Romanoff .
Ramblin' Rhodes: Romanoff is great musical storyteller.
Watch Ed Romanoff perform "I Fall To Pieces" at Rockwood Music Hall in New York City.
Serving Montgomery County, PA. By JIM ROMANOFF Associated Press.
Former House Speaker Andrew Romanoff inspires local Dems.
Less than a week after President Barack Obama joined a telephone call with Sen Michael Bennet, former President Bill Clinton recorded a telephone appeal for Bennet's challenger, Andrew Romanoff.
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