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Deseret

[dez-uh-ret]
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noun
  1. 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.
  2. Informal. the state of Utah.
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  • Early in 1849 they met in convention to frame a constitution for "the State of Deseret."

  • He confirms as truth all that was published in the Deseret News concerning it.

    Wilford Woodruff

    Matthias F. Cowley

  • Proceedings of which are found in the Deseret News of Dec. 5th, 1878.

    Wilford Woodruff

    Matthias F. Cowley

  • Before leaving Clara's house, he refreshed his memory as to the Deseret arms.

    In Luck at Last

    Walter Besant

  • They were henceforth to be the free and independent State of Deseret.

    The Lions of the Lord

    Harry Leon Wilson