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2011-06-06 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Once again, Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, has been honored by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) as one of the Washington, D.C. area's best places to work. In addition, Hughes was one of 22 Mid-Atlantic regional businesses to have demonstrated their commitment to environmental sustainability, receiving the EcoLeadership Award. These awards will be presented to...


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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