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2014-06-26 12:31:40

-- Communities Win Memorable Independence Day Events Featuring Music, Family Activities and Fireworks for "Red, White and You" -- SILVER SPRING, Md., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Destination America, part of the Discovery Channel family of networks, and the only television network to celebrate the people, places, and stories of the U.S., has organized a spectacular party for the two winning towns of its RED, WHITE AND YOU contest - Prescott, Ariz., and Hamtramck, Mich. The line-up...


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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