Deseret
geographical name provisional state of the United States S of 42d parallel & W of the Rockies organized 1849 by Mormons

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  • Deseret — may refer to: Deseret (Book of Mormon), term used in the Book of Mormon meaning honeybee State of Deseret, provisional state of the United States, proposed in 1849 by Mormon settlers in Salt Lake City Utah Territory was also provisionally named… …   Wikipedia

  • Deseret — Les frontières de l État de Deseret (orange) proposés en 1849 et le territoire de l Utah organisé en 1850 (rose) Deseret est le nom donné en 1849 par les membres de l Église de Jésus Christ des saints des derniers jours à un territoire de l Ouest …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Deseret — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El término Deseret puede hacer referencia a: El Estado de Deseret, un estado provisional de los Estados Unidos, propuesto en 1849 por los pioneros mormones de Salt Lake City. El alfabeto Deseret, un alfabeto fonético …   Wikipedia Español

  • Deseret — (d. i. Wüsten od. Honigbiene), in der heiligen Sprache der Mormonen Name des Districts Utah (s.d.) in Nordamerika …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Deseret — Das Utah Territorium und der vorgeschlage Staat Deseret Das Wort Deseret stammt aus dem Buch Mormon, wo es als Honigbiene übersetzt wird. Brigham Young, Präsident der Kirche Jesu Christi der Heiligen der Letzten Tage nannte das von ihm und seinen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Deseret — noun a) Mormon name for Utah. And they did also carry with them deseret, which, by interpretation, is a honey bee; and thus they did carry with them swarms of bees, and all manner of that which was upon the face of the land, seeds of every kind.… …   Wiktionary

  • deseret — |dezə|ret, usu ed.+V adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: from Deseret, nickname for the state of Utah and from 1849 1850 official Mormon name for the Utah territory, from deseret honeybee, coined in the Book of Mormon (Ether 2:3) : of …   Useful english dictionary

  • Deseret — /dez euh ret /, 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. Informal. the state of Utah.… …   Universalium

  • deseret — des·er·et …   English syllables

  • Deseret Book — Parent company Deseret Management Corporation (LDS Church) …   Wikipedia

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