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salt lake city


noun

  1. a city in and the capital of Utah, in the N part, near the Great Salt Lake.

noun

  1. a state in the W United States. 84,916 sq. mi. (219,930 sq. km). Capital: Salt Lake City. Abbreviation: UT (for use with zip code), Ut.
  2. Military. the World War II Allies’ code name for the easternmost of the D-Day invasion beaches on France’s Normandy coast, assaulted by American troops.

noun

  1. a city in N central Utah, near the Great Salt Lake at an altitude of 1330 m (4300 ft): state capital; founded in 1847 by the Mormons as world capital of the Mormon Church; University of Utah (1850). Pop: 179 894 (2003 est)

noun

  1. a state of the western US: settled by Mormons in 1847; situated in the Great Basin and the Rockies, with the Great Salt Lake in the northwest; mainly arid and mountainous. Capital: Salt Lake City. Pop: 2 351 467 (2003 est). Area: 212 628 sq km (82 096 sq miles)Abbreviation: Ut, (with zip code) UT

U.S. teritory organized 1850 (admitted as a state 1896), from Spanish yuta, name of the indigenous Uto-Aztecan people of the Great Basin (Modern English Ute), perhaps from Western Apache (Athabaskan) yudah “high” (in reference to living in the mountains). The capital of Utah and largest city in the state; located near the Great Salt Lake. State in the western United States bordered by Idaho and Wyoming to the north, Colorado to the east, Arizona to the south, and Nevada to the west. Its capital and largest city is Salt Lake City.

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