- 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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His writing has also appeared in The Daily Caller and Salt Lake City's Deseret News.Obama's Porn Problem With Liberals
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Early in 1849 they met in convention to frame a constitution for "the State of Deseret."The Mormon Prophet and His Harem
He confirms as truth all that was published in the Deseret News concerning it.
Proceedings of which are found in the Deseret News of Dec. 5th, 1878.
Before leaving Clara's house, he refreshed his memory as to the Deseret arms.In Luck at Last
They were henceforth to be the free and independent State of Deseret.The Lions of the Lord
Harry Leon Wilson