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2014-01-09 12:26:49

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, to celebrate the fifth anniversary of TownePlace Suites by Marriott's real giving(TM) program, the extended-stay hotel brand is recognizing the children of military members for all that they sacrifice for their country. This past weekend, TownePlace Suites hosted a thank you event at Naval Support Activity Bethesda, home of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in addition to sending books to these special kids across the...

2014-01-08 08:26:46

Marriott hotels near USSSA basketball venues provide convenient locations, modern amenities and relaxing environments for those in town for games and tournaments NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Whether tipping off against a cross-town rival or scoring a game-winning basket, Marriott wants to be a part of this season's basketball games in Florida. That's why one of the country's leading hoteliers has teamed up with the United States Specialty Sports Association to bring...


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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