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

  • The capital and largest city of Utah, in the north-central part of the state near Great Salt Lake. Brigham Young and his followers settled here in 1847, establishing it as the center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Population: 179,000.

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  • proper n. The capital city of Utah, USA.

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  • n. the capital and largest city of Utah; located near the Great Salt Lake in north central Utah; world capital of the Mormon Church


Named after the Great Salt Lake. (Wiktionary)


  • The two-term Salt Lake City Democrat frequently has fought for the legal rights of gays and lesbians during her time in the Legislature.

    The Herald | - Front

  • The 10-inch pipeline was shut off Saturday morning, when workers at a nearby Veterans Administration building smelled oil and called the Salt Lake City fire department, which notified Chevron.

    Utah Oil Spill: Officials Say Oil Hasn't Reached Great Salt Lake

  • You recall Salt Lake City with the figure skating.

    CNN Transcript Aug 19, 2008

  • Hospital employees called Salt Lake City police at 4:45 p.m., telling the officer they were attempting to get a restraining order against Rowland.

    Three good comments on the Rowland case

  • The Canadians are feeling better now and the Russians are teed off in the wake of a series of controversies at the Olympics that has provided plenty of fodder for the media mob in Salt Lake City, which is where we find Christine Brennan, "USA Today" columnist and a contributor to ABC News and ESPN.

    CNN Transcript Feb 24, 2002

  • Yet one woman, and not an altogether ugly one, confided to me that she hated the idea of Salt Lake City being turned into a show-place for the amusement of the Gentiles.

    American Notes

  • SETTING: This building is on Main Street in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, which is undergoing rapid revitalization.

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  • At Southern Company, an electric utility based in Atlanta, Becky Holcombe, purchasing card administrator, manages a p-card program that was among the first to use products available from provider GE Corporate Payment Services in Salt Lake City, which issues the MasterCard purchasing card.

    Purchasing - Top Stories

  • The new headquarters will be in Salt Lake City, which is Black Diamond's headquarters.

    Los Angeles Business News - Local Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Business from bizjournals

  • The story unfolded because Ms. Maher, who now lives in Derry, N.H., began calling Salt Lake City news outlets in recent days to tell them about being naked with Mr. Garn when she was 15.

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