See also: li
里 In Japan and North Korea, 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of distance, = 36 chō, = 3.92727… (that is, 3 ⁵¹⁄₅₅) kilometers, about 2.44 miles.
The kai-ri or ri marin (“marine ri”) is another name for the international nautical mile.
In South Korea, 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of length, approximately 10⁄33 millimeters. But see li.
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