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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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References in classic literature ?
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.
Last summer, SOCAR Georgia Gas company in the form of direct purchase and sale for 21.3 million lari ($9.5 million according to the exchange rate at that time) acquired gas pipelines in a number of regions of Georgia with a total length of 594 kilometers.
The baths offer gender-segregated communal pools as well as private rooms with steaming bathtubs; for a handful of extra lari, bathers can also get a professional scrub-down and massage.
Yasmeen Lari then spoke about the need to protect our historical buildings and pedestrianise Marriott Road, and thanked all those who came forward to offer their assistance to make this dream of hers come true.
As the first athlete to represent the UAE globally in figure-skating, this competition marks a new milestone for Lari, who hopes to qualify for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
It is of no surprise then, you would think, that a woman of Lari's stature would become the first female architect of Pakistan.
Age 14 and Under 100M Butterfly: Arisha Lari, Karachi American School
Age 14-and-under 100M butterfly: Arisha Lari (Karachi American School).
Just over the past week, the lari has slumped about five percent against the dollar, eliminating all gains for the year.
The court, on the request of the NAB official, remanded two including former general manager PSO, Akhtar Jameel and former President Biko Qaiser Jameel in NAB custody, and sent Kamran Iftikhar Lari for the judicial remand.