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Lar \Lar\ (l[aum]r), n.; pl. Lares, sometimes Lars. [L.] (Rom. Myth.) A tutelary deity; a deceased ancestor regarded as a protector of the family. The domestic Lares were the tutelar deities of a house; household gods. Hence, (Fig.): Hearth or dwelling house.

Nor will she her dear Lar forget, Victorious by his benefit.

The Lars and Lemures moan with midnight plaint.

Looking backward in vain toward their Lares and lands.


Lar \Lar\ (l[aum]r), n. (Zo["o]l.) A species of gibbon ( Hylobates lar), found in Burmah. Called also white-handed gibbon.


n. 1 A household or ancestral god in ancient Rome 2 The lar gibbon.


Lar or LAR may refer to:

Lar (Jammu and Kashmir)

Lar ( Urdu: لار) is a town and a notified area committee in Ganderbal district, of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is a newly established tehsil carved out of Ganderbal Tehsil. It is situated on newly constructed bypass ( NH 1D) at the foothills of himalayan mountains in the catchment area of Nallah Sindh.

Usage examples of "lar".

Lars Aquavit take my bag and lead me out to the embassy car at the curb.

Lars Aquavit at my disposal, since the master was away, but I declined in favor of my feet and public transportation.

Lars Aquavit, who proved to be a funny man with dynamic stories to tell, I had few dealings with them.

Fairly and Annette, dining on pancakes and juice, and Lars Aquavit, finishing a last cup of coffee.

The main thing Lars Aquavit was going to teach me to do on the first day, I was sure of it, was how to go forward and how to reverse.

Lars Aquavit, who had regained his cheerful equilibrium since that afternoon.

Fairly rose, indicating that Lars Aquavit and Annette should grab their cake plates and join her for their dessert in the kitchen.

Lars Aquavit had tried to teach me about forward and reverse, and when to do those things, about all the different gears, about the gas, and especially about the brake.

I got to Keflavik Airport, having made Lars Aquavit stop at the drugstore on the way there.

Doire Coill goes away east and south from here, until it meets the tip of Lough Lar.

When Lars rediscovered the cryptogram, he also found a reference to a painting.

The next morning he was up at daybreak, and long before the sun had risen above the highest peak of Caucasus, he had departed from the Lars Monastery, leaving a handsome donation in the poor-box toward the various charitable works in which the brethren were engaged, such as the rescue of travellers lost in the snow, or the burial of the many victims murdered on or near the Pass of Dariel by the bands of fierce mountain robbers and assassins, that at certain seasons infest that solitary region.

The boy screamed and Lars shoved him away as Earst pulled the torch back for another swing.

Like Lars, she was encased in an environment suit, with her helmet visor up.

Lars whispered in his ear as Stian dragged his bride toward the chapel door.