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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.]
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(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
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(ˈlɑr i)

n., pl. -ri, -ris.
a monetary unit of the Maldives, equal to 1/100 of a rufiyaa.
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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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Early on, Laris Cohen threaded a halogen work light--the kind used to illuminate construction sites--through the aperture of a window near which she stands.
High quality SHE goes beyond providing information and also includes interactive methods (e.g., group discussions, role play, question box) that engage students and build motivation and skills (Fisher & Fisher, 1998; Kirby, 2002; Kirby, Laris, & Rolleri, 2006; Meaney et al., 2009; Public Health Agency of Canada, 2008).
Image Credit: For The Washington Post By Laris Karklis, Washington Post
Danilo Angcomog, Laris Landakay, Jovanie Angcomog, and Kalumpot Dalon were in Sitio Bulo, Barangay Dagohoy, Talaingod town, Davao del Norte to help in settling a tribal feud when they were seized by heavily armed men.
The independent candidate, who is also running a competitive race, is facing a crowded field that includes Jaime Dario Oseguera Mendez of the PRI, Ignacio Alvarado Laris of the PAN, Raul Moron Orozco of the PRD, Alfredo Ramuez Bedolla of Morena, and three other candidates.
The group proceeded and tried to meet with Ebanghelyo Warag, chief of Gupitan village, who was on leave, so they tried to talk instead to the Sitio Patil tribal leader, Datu Laris Masaloon, who refused to let them proceed without an endorsement letter from the mayor.
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In the first six months of 2014, Georgian Railway's profit was 232.4 million Georgian laris (about $133 million as of Sept.