Meaning of Deseret

Des•er•et

Pronunciation: (dez"u-ret'), [key]
— n.
  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. the state of Utah.
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