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n. pl. lari
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[Georgian, from Persian lārī, hairpin-shaped silver coin widely used along the Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea, especially in the 16th and 17th centuries, from Lār, city in southern Iran where such coins were minted.]


(lɑːrɪ) or


1. (Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Georgia, divided into 100 tetri
2. (Currencies) an Asian fish-hook formerly used as a currency


(ˈlɑr i)

n., pl. -ri, -ris.
a monetary unit of the Maldives, equal to 1/100 of a rufiyaa.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lari - the basic unit of money in Georgia
Georgian monetary unit - monetary unit in Georgia
tetri - 100 tetri equal 1 lari in Georgia
2.Lari - gulls; terns; jaegers; skimmers
animal order - the order of animals
Charadriiformes, order Charadriiformes - large diverse order of aquatic birds found along seacoasts and inland waters: shorebirds and coastal diving birds; most feed on anima life
family Laridae, Laridae - gull family: gulls and terns
family Rynchopidae, Rynchopidae - coextensive with the genus Rynchops: skimmers
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The doctor hereupon took the exact bearings of the patch of solid land they were about to leave, and arrived at the conclusion that it lay on the north shore of Lake Tchad, between the village of Lari and the village of Ingemini, both visited by Major Denham.
The doctor made out the town of Lari about five o'clock in the evening.
Zahra Lari is a three-time UAE National Champion who was the first Emirati figure skater to compete internationally.
Two days before his arrest, Lari had won the case registered at the Supreme Court claiming the property and ownership of the Hotel Everest.
My ultimate goal has always been to compete in the Winter Olympics," said Lari, who has been training for four hours a day, seven days a week, since 2010.
The UAE'S first and only figure skating athlete, Zahra Lari, heads to the Winter Olympic Qualifiers in an attempt to create history and become the first UAE athlete to compete at the Winter Olympics, a Press release said.
Lari added, "As the emirate continues to grow, we see demand to live outside of Dubai's traditional neighbourhoods is also growing.
Lari added: "Both towers have been designed in a cylindrical shape to offer unrivalled views across the city skyline.
We are delighted to be a part of this grand project in JVC and seek to carry out our duties within the agreed terms and conditions," added Raheem Bani Zaman Lari of ARACO.
The Iranian health ministry is ready for the development of cooperation with Kenya in the field of health and hygiene," Assadi Lari said.
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services and solutions for local organisations," said Ibrahim Lari, CEO,