Salt Lake City


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Salt Lake City

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The capital and largest city of Utah, in the north-central part of the state between Great Salt Lake and the Wasatch Range. Brigham Young and his followers settled here in 1847, establishing it as the center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Salt Lake City

n
(Placename) 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)

Salt′ Lake` Cit′y


n.
the capital of Utah, in the N part, near the Great Salt Lake. 172,575.
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Noun1.Salt Lake City - the capital and largest city of UtahSalt Lake City - the capital and largest city of Utah; located near the Great Salt Lake in north central Utah; world capital of the Mormon Church
Beehive State, Mormon State, Utah, UT - a state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young
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In three years he was better off than his neighbours, in six he was well-to-do, in nine he was rich, and in twelve there were not half a dozen men in the whole of Salt Lake City who could compare with him.
He and they had been among the Nevada Mountains prospecting for silver, and were returning to Salt Lake City in the hope of raising capital enough to work some lodes which they had discovered.
On leaving Omaha, it passes along the left bank of the Platte River as far as the junction of its northern branch, follows its southern branch, crosses the Laramie territory and the Wahsatch Mountains, turns the Great Salt Lake, and reaches Salt Lake City, the Mormon capital, plunges into the Tuilla Valley, across the American Desert, Cedar and Humboldt Mountains, the Sierra Nevada, and descends, via Sacramento, to the Pacific--its grade, even on the Rocky Mountains, never exceeding one hundred and twelve feet to the mile.
Our cattle were all played out," Saxon was saying, "and winter was so near that we couldn't dare try to cross the Great American Desert, so our train stopped in Salt Lake City that winter.
It began at Salt Lake City with a hundred telephones, in 1880.
Building on merger benefits, expanded Salt Lake City service will offer thousands of customers new options for connecting to the West and beyond
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Its location, 33 miles northeast of Salt Lake City, is off the popular Park City/Deer Valley/Snowbird track, making it a fun, relaxing - and cheaper - place to ski.
Hispanic activists and several religious leaders in Salt Lake City are more than a little upset about the mayor's choice for the city's new minority affairs coordinator.
This gibe subtly acknowledged the garrison state conditions in which the Salt Lake City Olympics were held.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Verizon Wireless customers in Utah can now access e-mail, everyday corporate data, the Internet and more at faster speeds, and upload files five to six times faster than before as Verizon Wireless rolls out the next-generation of its high-speed broadband network in Salt Lake City, West Valley City and Provo.

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