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verst

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noun \ˈvərst\

Definition of verst

  1. :  a Russian unit of distance equal to 0.6629 mile (1.067 kilometers)



Origin and Etymology of verst

French verste & German Werst; both from Russian versta; akin to Latin vertere to turn


First Known Use: 1555

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