verst









verst


noun

  1. a Russian measure of distance equivalent to 3500 feet or 0.6629 mile or 1.067 kilometers.

noun

  1. a unit of length, used in Russia, equal to 1.067 kilometres (0.6629 miles)
n.

Russian unit of distance measure equal to about two-thirds of a mile, 1550s, from Russian versta, related to Old Church Slavonic vrusta “stadium,” vruteti (Russian vertet) “to turn” (see versus).

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