1. village; hamlet
2. countryside; country
3. home (of one's parents, etc.); hometownOnly applies to 里
4. one's origins; one's upbringing; one's pastOnly applies to 里, See also 御里
Wikipedia definition
5. Li (unit)The li is a traditional Chinese unit of distance, which has varied considerably over time but now has a standardized length of 500 meters or half a kilometer. A modern li consists of 1,500 Chinese "feet" or chi and, in the past, was often translated as a "mile. " Since the li has generally been only about a third as long as the mile, translating the character as "Chinese mile" or simply "li" is much less likely to produce confusion or error.
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