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sazhen (plural sazhens)
- A unit of length formerly used in Russia, equal to seven feet.
- 1995: And it will not yield more than ten sazhens of wood to the desyatina…and he is paying me at the rate of two hundred roubles. — Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina, tr. Louise & Aylmer Maude (Oxford 1998, p. 166)
a Russian unit of length