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2010-05-03 17:32:00

MARIN COUNTY, Calif., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestled in the hills of Mill Valley, California, just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, this spectacular custom home has just received certification as the first LEED for Homes Platinum custom home in Marin County, and one of only a handful in Northern California. The LEED for Homes rating system, administered by the US Green Building Council (USGBC), is the nationally recognized standard for the design and construction of...


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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