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Plural of Lar.
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(ˈlɛər iz, ˈleɪ riz)

pl. of Lar.
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They sing "Home, Sweet Home" in ragtime; they carry their lares et penates in a bandbox; their vine is entwined about a picture hat; a rubber plant is their fig tree.
I said he was right there - never under my roof, where the Lares were sacred, and the laws of hospitality paramount.
Those who know the English Colonies abroad know that we carry with us us our pride, pills, prejudices, Harvey-sauces, cayenne-peppers, and other Lares, making a little Britain wherever we settle down.
Villas-Boas' agent Jean-Paul Lares also seemed to rule his man out but added: "Andre has the deepest affection for Scotland.
Cesar Lares dos Santos, a pathologist at the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences in Portugal, said. 
In addition, from among its members, the company's board elected Bergholm as chairman of the personnel committee and Laura Lares and Miikka Maijala as members of the committee.
LARES, PUERTO RICO * Hurricane-related deaths in Puerto Rico have been attributed to drowning and illness, but many Puerto Ricans see a link between such deaths and poverty.
Latino/a programs such as the Latin American Recruitment and Educational Support program (LARES) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) created the first bridge programs, bringing high school students to campus to familiarize them with university expectations, academic culture and the physical environment while creating peer support groups at the earliest stages to avoid isolation.
Farmacia San Jose (FSJ) is an independent community pharmacy in Lares, PR that provides immunizations to a low socioeconomic population.
8 OSWALDO LARES SOTO An architect who dedicated his life to studying and compiling the musical identity of Venezuela, Lares spent decades documenting different forms of expression, creating one of the most complete music and folk archives in the country.