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verst

 (vûrst)
n.
A Russian measure of linear distance equivalent to about two thirds of a mile.

[French verste or German Werst, both from Russian versta; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

verst

(vɛəst; vɜːst)
n
(Units) a unit of length, used in Russia, equal to 1.067 kilometres (0.6629 miles)
[C16: from French verste or German Werst, from Russian versta line]

verst

or verste

(vɜrst, vɛrst)

n.
a Russian measure of distance equivalent to 3500 feet or 0.6629 mile (1.067 km).
[1545–55; « Russian verstá; Old Russian vĭrsta age, agemate, pair, measure of length < Slavic *vĭrsta literally, turn, bend, akin to Latin vertere to turn (see verse)]
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Noun1.verst - a Russian unit of length (1.067 km)
linear measure, linear unit - a unit of measurement of length
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