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Ivan1

Syllabification: I·van
Pronunciation: /ˈīvən
 
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1The name of six rulers of Russia.
1.1 Ivan I ( circa 1304–41), grand duke of Muscovy 1328–40. He strengthened and enlarged the duchy, making Moscow the ecclesiastical capital in 1326.
1.2 Ivan II ( 1326–59), grand duke of Muscovy 1353–59; known as Ivan the Red.
1.3 Ivan III ( 1440–1505), grand duke of Muscovy 1462–1505; known as Ivan the Great. He consolidated and enlarged his territory, defending it against a Tartar invasion in 1480.
1.4 Ivan IV ( 1530–84), grand duke of Muscovy 1533–47 and first tsar of Russia 1547–84; known as Ivan the Terrible. In 1581, Ivan killed his eldest son, Ivan, in a fit of rage; the succession passed to his mentally handicapped second son, Fyodor.
1.5 Ivan V ( 1666–96), nominal tsar of Russia 1682–96.
1.6 Ivan VI ( 1740–64), infant tsar of Russia 1740–41.

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informal
A Russian man, especially a Russian soldier: [as name]: the story back then was that Ivan lost a sub and we were out to help them find it

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