(Plural, vërsty.) In Russia, a unit of length, = 500 sazheni, about 1.067 kilometers (about 0.66288 mile). Also romanized as werst and verst.
In Moscovy, the versta mezhevaia = 1000 sazheni.
The versta litovskaia = 798 sazheni.¹
1. Cherepnin (1944), page 84.
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