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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Salt Lake City, capital of Utah(noun)

    the capital and largest city of Utah; located near the Great Salt Lake in north central Utah; world capital of the Mormon Church

Wiktionary

  1. Salt Lake City(ProperNoun)

    The capital city of Utah, USA.

  2. Origin: Named after the Great Salt Lake.

Freebase

  1. Salt Lake City

    Salt Lake City, often shortened to Salt Lake or SLC, is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Utah. With an estimated population of 189,314 in 2012, the city lies in the core of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, which has a total population of 1,175,905. Salt Lake City is further situated in a larger urban area known as the Wasatch Front, which has a population of 2,328,299. It is one of only two major urban areas in the Great Basin, and the largest in the Intermountain West. The city was founded in 1847 by Brigham Young, Isaac Morley, George Washington Bradley and several other Mormon followers, who extensively irrigated and cultivated the arid valley. Due to its proximity to the Great Salt Lake, the city was originally named "Great Salt Lake City"—the word "great" was dropped from the official name in 1868. Although Salt Lake City is still home to the headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, less than half the population of Salt Lake City proper are members of the LDS Church today. Immigration of international LDS members, mining booms, and the construction of the first transcontinental railroad initially brought economic growth, and the city was nicknamed the Crossroads of the West. It was traversed by the Lincoln Highway, the first transcontinental highway, in 1913, and presently two major cross-country freeways, I-15 and I-80, intersect in the city. Salt Lake City has since developed a strong outdoor recreation tourist industry based primarily on skiing, and hosted the 2002 Winter Olympics. It is the industrial banking center of the United States.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Salt Lake City

    the capital of Utah, a high-lying city and stronghold of Mormonism, 11 m. from Great Salt Lake; contains the Mormon temple, which it took 40 years to build, and it has besides many fine churches, and the university of Deseret.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of salt lake city in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of salt lake city in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Trump:

    Do I love the Mormons? I have many friends that live in Salt Lake City -- and by the way, Mitt Romney is not one of them, are you sure he's a Mormon? Are we sure?

  2. Alyssa Reidhead:

    But last week, to the Reidheads ’ surprise, their newborn boy entered the world alive and crying, just like a healthy newborn, after being delivered via C-section at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City. The couple named him Will. He’s not hooked up to anything, he’s breathing fine. He’s lifting his head. He’s moving around. He’s pretty much acting like a completely normal baby.

  3. Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah:

    We still have the main partner in broadcasting (NBC) and other partners from this part of the world. This meeting gives them a great opportunity to start again, to build the trust, the confidence and the relationships, i think that is a very nice environment for us to be back and for USOC to start to build again this trust after the Salt Lake City problems, 9-11 and so on. There is a sense in the movement that America should be back.

  4. Elizabeth Smart:

    Elizabeth Smart was held captive by Brian David Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee, for nine months, and the case captivated the nation just months after the 2002 Winter Olympics took place in Salt Lake City. Elizabeth Smart was raped, tethered to trees by steel cables and left without food and water for days at a time. Elizabeth Smart recalled what Elizabeth Smart said to Brian David Mitchell on the night Elizabeth Smart was kidnapped. There finally came a point where I remember stopping Brian David Mitchell and just saying, ‘ If you're just going to rape and kill me, please do it here,' because in my mind I was thinking I want my parents to know what happened to me, I wanted them to find me even if it was just my body, brian David Mitchell had this smile and it was just, it was bone chilling … Brian David Mitchell said, ‘ I'm not going to rape and murder you. Yet,' Elizabeth Smart added. Wanda Barzee was sentenced to 15 years in prison in 2010, and Brian David Mitchell is serving two life terms. Elizabeth Smart will talk about how Elizabeth Smart moved past the harrowing incident 15 years later, according to E ! News. The special will air on Nov. 12 and 13 before the Lifetime original movie.

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