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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Utah mean? 

UTAH (noun)
  The noun UTAH has 1 sense:

1. a state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young

  Familiarity information: UTAH used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

UTAH (noun)

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A state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young

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Nouns denoting spatial position


Beehive State; Mormon State; Utah; UT

Instance hypernyms:

American state (one of the 50 states of the United States)

Meronyms (parts of "Utah"):

Lake Powell (the second largest reservoir in the United States; located in southern Utah and north central Arizona and formed by the Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River)

Great Salt Lake (a shallow body of salt water in northwestern Utah)

Colorado Plateau (a large plateau south and west of the Rocky Mountains; abuts mountains on the north and east and ends in an escarpment overlooking lowlands to the south and west; the Grand Canyon is carved out of the southwestern corner)

Colorado; Colorado River (an important river in the southwestern United States; rises in the Rocky Mountains of northern Colorado and flows southwest through Utah into Arizona (where it flows through the Grand Canyon) and then southward through the southern tip of Nevada, then forming the border between California and Arizona and finally into Mexico where it empties into the Gulf of California; the main source of water in the southwestern United States)

capital of Utah; Salt 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)

Provo (a city in north central Utah settled by Mormons)

Ogden (a town in northern Utah settled by Mormons)

Zion National Park (a national park in Utah having huge canyons and gorges carved by mountain rivers)

Capitol Reef National Park (a national park in Utah having colorful rock formations and desert plants and wildlife)

Canyonlands National Park (a national park in Utah having rock formations and ancient cliff dwellings; canyons of the Green River and the Colorado River)

Bryce Canyon National Park (a national park in Utah having multicolored rock erosions)

Arches National Park (a national park in Utah including mountains and the Colorado River gorge and huge rock formations caused by erosion)

Green; Green River (a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River)

Holonyms ("Utah" is a part of...):

America; the States; U.S.; U.S.A.; United States; United States of America; US; USA (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776)

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