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Lars

[lahrz; Swedish, Norwegian lahrs] /lɑrz; Swedish, Norwegian lɑrs/
noun
1.
a male given name, form of Lawrence.

lar

[lahr] /lɑr/
noun, plural lares
[lair-eez, ley-reez] /ˈlɛər iz, ˈleɪ riz/ (Show IPA),
for 1, lars for 2.
1.
(initial capital letter) Roman Religion. any of the Lares.
2.
Origin of lar
1580-1590
1580-90; < Latin
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  • A fair-haired giant in build, with inscrutable eyes and mouth set grim and straight—such was Lars Larssen.

    Swirling Waters Max Rittenberg
  • At the turn of the road he ran up against the tanner's boy, Lars.

  • Miss Alma at once wanted to sit on his knee, but Lars Peter kept her at arms' length.

    Ditte: Girl Alive! Martin Andersen Nexo
  • Lars Wark, who had known her mother, had done everything for her.

    The Readjustment Will Irwin
  • "Ay, if you'll behave properly," said Lars Peter, relaxing his grip a little.

    Ditte: Girl Alive! Martin Andersen Nexo
British Dictionary definitions for Lars

lar1

/lɑː/
noun
1.
the singular of lares See lares and penates

lar2

/lɑː/
noun
1.
(Northern English, dialect) a boy or young man

LAR

abbreviation
1.
Libya (international car registration)
Word Origin
from L(ibyan) A(rab) R(epublic)
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Related Abbreviations for Lars

LAR

Libya (international vehicle ID)
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