a territory established by the Mormons in 1849 as a proposed state of the Union: was refused admission to the Union by Congress and incorporated in the newly organized Territory of Utah 1850.
Informal. the state of Utah.
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How to use Deseret in a sentence
His writing has also appeared in The Daily Caller and Salt Lake City's Deseret News.
According to the Salt Lake City Deseret News, Jason Otterstrom, now engaged to be married, is pursuing his Ph.D.
They first called their territory Deseret, but later changed it to the Indian name of Utah.Historic Adventures | Rupert S. Holland
The specimens have generally been sent (through the Deseret Museum) to colleges and museums in the East.
The Mormons may well call their country Deseret—land of the bee.Greater Britain | Charles Wentworth Dilke