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Verst

A unit of length approximately equivalent to two-thirds of one mile.
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The convoy would then march them on toTiumen', where it transferred them to the Tiumen' Invalid Command, responsible for delivering them the 262 versts to the medieval town of Tobol'sk.
A 26 April 1762 Senate decree on 'servicing the road from St Petersburg to Moscow with voluntarily hired people' indicated that the fifty verst rule was still in effect.
Mile after mile (or more locally verst after verst) are depicted across the sweep of Polish and Ukrainian history in a style recalling the landscapes in the verses (in particular his idylls' narrative verse) of Saul Tchernichovsky who was the subject of Ankori's Hebrew University thesis that won for him the City of Tel Aviv's Klausner Prize for "Best Master's Essay of the Year" (1950).
Wilk takes the reader for a tour of Solovky and on a round-trip of the islands, some fifteen hundred verst (kilometers), up to the Arctic Sea on expeditions to shoot reindeer and catch salmon.
The banks of the Neva, the whole length of the line, which is exactly a verst, is lined with granite and ornamented with a small parapet and a footpath of the same materials, which makes a delightful promenade .
Markov, "Tatary," Mirskoi vestnik 13 (1875) #3: 51-59; M-, "Buriaty," Chtenie dlia naroda (1886) #1: 57-70; "verkhom 8 tysiach verst," SV (1890) #21, pp.
The brewer is also introducing a range of seasonal Grolsch beers: Lente Bok (spring), Zomergould (summer), Herfst Bok (autumn) and Winter Verst (winter).
Verst A: Burn camp: An unforgettable summer experience for children and teenagers.
Even with only one returning starter from the 1996 championship season, Casa had a chance to repeat because of the addition of Ruth Nunez, rookie Amy Verst, Adriana Olivera's spunky play, and Bobbi Tanberg's improved game.
Verst, an NLRB acting regional director in Cincinnati, accuses the Daily News of: refusing in the negotiating process to turn over payroll records of stringers; insisting that stringers be excluded from the bargaining unit; and, "based on its animosity toward the union," refusing to deduct union dues from paychecks.
Doug has spent the last 20 years of his professional career at Verst Group and been recognized as top driver at Verst safety conferences.
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