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A traditional Chinese unit of distance, now standardized to 500 metres.
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(Chinese philosophy) A meaningful ceremony or ritual; etiquette, behaviour.
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A Chinese unit of linear measure, equal to about one third of a mile (.52 kilometer)
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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.

An example of a li is just a bit less than the distance around a high school track.

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Long Island.
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Lithium.
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Long Island.
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A traditional Chinese measure of distance, today standardized at 500 meters (1,640 feet).
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A traditional Chinese unit of weight, equal to one-thousandth of a liang, or fifty milligrams.
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An ancient Chinese cauldron having three hollow legs.
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The ccTLD for Liechtenstein as assigned by the IANA.
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Origin of li

  • Mandarin lǐ from Middle Chinese li´

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • . + ISO 3166-1 country code for Liechtenstein, li.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Mandarin (lǐ).

    From Wiktionary