Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: from Spanish Yutta from Ute name, literally uncertain or unknown; perhaps hill dwellers
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Abbr. UT or Ut.
- Uˈtah·an, Uˈtahn adjective & n.
Utah - Cultural Definition
- The Great Salt Lake is located in the northwestern part of the state.
- Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, also known as the Mormons, founded the state and to a large extent still dominate it.