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2008-12-09 12:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Shangri-La Industries introduced its newly formed business unit, Shangri-La Construction, at today's unveiling of their inaugural project: the world's first aviation hangar to achieve Platinum certification under the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED(R) (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Rating System(TM). Hangar 25, located at the Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California, showcases Shangri-La's commitment to competitive capital investment...


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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