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2008-07-07 21:00:17

By Maria Ceraulo TORONTO -- The popular Beaches International Jazz festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and event promoters expect the biggest turnout ever as more than 700 artists are expected to perform at three venues. The festival kicks off July 18-20 in Woodbine Park. The park entrance is located at Northern Dancer Boulevard and Lakeshore Boulevard East. Nearly 1 million visitors are expected at Streetfest, the festival's main event, July 24-26, as a stretch of Queen...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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