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Verst

A unit of length approximately equivalent to two-thirds of one mile.
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The clerk said that once they disembarked from the comfortable riverboat, they still faced having to travel by smaller boat several hundred versts along the Konda River to the place of the incident.
Verst has excelled through these capacity constraints by continuously upgrading its fleet and recruiting skilled drivers to insure the highest quality service in the industry.
Verst of Quintiles, "In the "CRO of the future," harnessing newer design approaches and improving data accessibility will ensure that we are helping to generate earlier comprehensive evidence to address the questions and unmet needs of the multiple healthcare ecosystem stakeholders.
the inequalities of the timber road were succeeded by the level of a spacious causeway equal to the finest turnpikes of England, the end of each verst was marked with superb mile-stones of granite and marble.
He is "Deep verst in books," and certainly not "shallow in himself" (to borrow Christ's line in Paradise Regained).
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.226-228; "Tserkvi i shkoly v raione Sibirskoi zheleznoi dorogi," SV (1895) #9: 99-100; "Raboty po sooruzheniiu Sibirskoi zheleznoi dorogi," SV (1895) #39: 444-445; L.
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.