Li is defined as a unit of measurement in China that is equal to about a third of a mile, or about 547 yards or 500 meters.(noun)
An example of a li is just a bit less than the distance around a high school track.
See li in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. li
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noun pl. li li
Origin: Chinese (Mandarin) lǐ.
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