Lares

Lares, household deities of the Romans; originally deified ancestors of the families whose family life they protected, and images of whom were kept in some shrine in the house near the hearth. Besides these domestic lares, there were public lares, who were protectors of the whole community. Both classes were objects of worship.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Lardner, Nathaniel * Larissa
La Pérouse
Lapithæ
Laplace
Lapland
La Plata
La Plata River
Lapsi
Laputa
Lardner, Dionysius
Lardner, Nathaniel
Lares
Larissa
La Rochefoucauld, François, Duc de
La Rochejaquelein, Henri, Comte de
Larousse, Pierre
Larry, Dominique Jean, Baron
La Salle, Robert Cavelier Sieur de
Lascars
Lascarsis, Constantino
Las Casas, Bartholomé de
Las Cases

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Lares in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable