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2008-07-08 06:00:19

By Manassas Journal Messenger, Va. Jul. 8--Manassas Park, the most recent city in Virginia to become a city, is now making its mark in a different way. Manassas Park has long depended on the strength of its residents to keep it chugging economically, but with Park Center, its newest and most ambitious development, it hopes to turn the tables and bring in some commercial bucks. The project will actually combine retail and residential space together into a one-stop shopping...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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