Definition of Mormon state
1. Noun. A state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young.
Terms within: Lake Powell, Mormon Tabernacle, Tabernacle, Arches National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, Zion National Park, Ogden, Provo, Capital Of Utah, Salt Lake City, Colorado, Colorado River, Colorado Plateau, Great Salt Lake, Green, Green River
Generic synonyms: American State
Group relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
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Literary usage of Mormon state
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1. Western Wilds, and the Men who Redeem Them: An Authentic Narrative by John Hanson Beadle (1877)
"It is said that there are still a few people in the East in favor of creating a mormon state—that is, be it understood, a state where every official, ..."
2. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1882)
"Again in 1872 a fresh effort was made to establish я mormon state, but without success. In the last ten years efforts have been made at nearly every session ..."