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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.]
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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)]
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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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I had four hundred dol- lars in the bank and I gave her that.
I remember my lars' customer, the very lars' customer that ever I
"If you couldn't get it anywhere else, you could get it in the workhuss, a nice 'ot bowl of soup called skilly, and bread better'n any one knows 'ow to make now, reg'lar WHITE bread, gov'ment bread."
"My dear, have you been questioned as to particu- lars?"
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.
Alesund, Norway -- Satellite communications specialist IEC Telecom has extended its portfolio through an exciting new partnership with specialist satcoms manufacturer Lars Thrane.
Chris showed him a clip of Evan playing on Lars Ulrich's drum kit ahead of a previous Metallica concert, when the pair got to go backstage before the show.
Five months later, Lars is back to singing and dancing with his high school swing choir and musical theater group a turnabout his doctors are calling "miraculous."
"I don't think they're gonna do a match with Lars, but I wouldn't be surprised if John Cena beats somebody and Lars shows up and destroys him," Meltzer said.