Definition of verst in English:

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Pronunciation: /vərst/


A Russian measure of length, about 0.66 mile (1.1 km).
Example sentences
  • I must tell you that I have crossed twenty-five thousand versts by sea and I have seen foreign cities and all types of naked and dark-skinned people.
  • A camel I fired at certainly ran twenty versts without stopping, as I saw by its traces.
  • Let these half-baked, unsupported remarks carry the conversation a few more versts.


From Russian versta.

Words that rhyme with verst

accursed, burst, curst, erst, first, headfirst, Hurst, thirst, under-rehearsed, unrehearsed, unversed, worst, wurst

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Syllabification: verst

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