[ dez-uh-ret ]
/ ˌdɛz əˈrɛt /


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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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