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. 2019

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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