Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A state of the western United States. It was admitted as the 45th state in 1896. First explored by the Spanish in 1540, the region was settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young. Salt Lake City is the capital and the largest city. Population: 2,650,000.

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  • proper n. A state of the United States of America., the capital of which is Salt Lake City.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young

Etymologies

Spanish yuta, from Ute entaw or yuta ("diggers of the mountain tops") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • THERESA, UTAH VIATEL:: Well, actually, I am in the state of Utah, and I have two parts.

    CNN Transcript Jan 14, 2010

  • JASON CHAFFETZ (R), UTAH: There is some $1.2 million that went to the fourth Congressional district of Utah.

    CNN Transcript Nov 20, 2009

  • JASON CHAFFETZ (R), UTAH: Those two issues in Utah have kind of separated John Huntsman, I think from the rest of the Republican Party.

    CNN Transcript May 18, 2009

  • JASON CHAFFETZ (R), UTAH: There was some $1.2 million that went to the 4th Congressional District of Utah.

    CNN Transcript Nov 19, 2009

  • JASON CHAFFETZ (R), UTAH: There is some $1.2 million that went to the fourth congressional district of Utah.

    CNN Transcript Nov 20, 2009

  • LEE SIEGEL, SCIENCE NEWS SPECIALIST, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH PUBLIC RELATIONS: There's a region of eastern Utah, basically in the shape of an upside down U, in which most of the coal mining occurs.

    CNN Transcript Aug 17, 2007

  • JON HUNTSMAN, UTAH: We're concerned about the community here in Huntington, a small mining town and by extension, price, Utah, and all of those who feel somehow tied into this -- this -- this tragedy.

    CNN Transcript Aug 7, 2007

  • LEE SIEGEL, SCIENCE NEWS SPECIALIST, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH PUBLIC RELATIONS: There's a region of eastern Utah, basically in the shape of an upside down U., in which most of the coal mining occurs.

    CNN Transcript Aug 17, 2007

  • DEAN MAY, HISTORIAN, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH: The people who practice polygamy in Utah today see themselves as continuing a practice that was urged upon Latter Day Saints by their earlier prophets.

    CNN Transcript May 12, 2006

  • DEAN MAY, PROFESSOR OF HISTORY, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH: The people who practice polygamy in Utah today see themselves as continuing a practice that was urged upon Latter Day Saints by their earlier prophets.

    CNN Transcript May 12, 2006

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