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2014-06-24 12:30:45

Was Part of Overall Park Highlands Master Plan Purchased in 2006 for $635 Million NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Las Vegas City Council unanimously approved on June 18 a request by master developer SunCal to approve a new development agreement for the 600-acre Park Highlands West community. Park Highlands West was part of the overall Park Highlands master plan that was originally purchased by a consortium of builders for $635 million in 2006....


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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