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Lar

 (lär)
n. pl. Lar·es (lâr′ēz, lär′-) Roman Mythology
A tutelary deity or spirit of an ancient Roman household.

[Latin Lār, probably of Etruscan origin.]

lar

(lɑː)
n
the singular of lares. See lares and penates

lar

(lɑː)
n
dialect Northern English a boy or young man

LAR

abbreviation for
(Automotive Engineering) Libya (international car registration)
[from L(ibyan) A(rab) R(epublic)]

Lar

(lɑr)

n., pl. Lar•es (ˈlɛər iz, ˈleɪ riz)
for 1, lars for 2.
1. any of a class of ancient Roman tutelary, esp. household, deities.
2. (l.c.) a gibbon, Hylobates lar, with white hands and feet.
[1580–90; < Latin]
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The vapor of the broiled fish arose like incense from the shrine of a barbarian idol, while the fragrance of the Mocha might have gratified the nostrils of a tutelary Lar, or whatever power has scope over a modern breakfast-table.
I had four hundred dol- lars in the bank and I gave her that.
Some of 'em's worth twenty dol- lars apiece -- there ain't any, hardly, but's worth six bits or a dollar.
He can see the Tiber, and the locality of the bridge which Horatius kept "in the brave days of old" when Lars Porsena attempted to cross it with his invading host.
When, as happened once or twice I caught her at an elegant little wash-tub rubbing hard on white col lars, baby's socks, and Hermann's summer neck ties, she would blush in girlish confusion, and rais ing her wet hands greet me from afar with many friendly nods.
The CAB BLST usually has one TACOM LAR, one CECOM LAR, and six to eight AMCOM LARs based on the total number and type of aviation battalions that are organic to the CAB it supports.
With 45 years and counting, the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company boasts a long list of former dancers and dancemakers, many of whom have founded their own companies (including Mark Morris, Doug Varone, Rasta Thomas, and Elisa Monte).
But look, Lar is a super hurler and in the fairness to the lads out the field they made my job a lot easier, the pressure they put on Padraic Maher and those guys who are the launchpad for Tipperary.
You can also find your local LAR through the worldwide logistics support element locator:
11 October 2010 - Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, part of Swiss healthcare group Novartis AG (VTX: NOVN), announced today that Afinitor (everolimus) tablets in combination with Sandostatin LAR Depot extended median progression-free survival (PFS), or time without tumor growth, in patients with advanced carcinoid tumors compared to taking octreotide LAR alone.
The two young speedsters will be meeting for the fifth time since August 13 when they line up, with the score reading 3-1 in favour of the Brian McCanntrained Kerrydale Lar at this stage.
It has been speculated that Grupo Lar gave up the project, involving construction of residential properties and office space, due to lack of financial resources.