Definition of Salt Lake City from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Salt Lake City

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the capital and largest city of the US state of Utah, on the Jordan River near the Great Salt Lake. It was established in 1847 by Brigham Young for his Mormon group, and is still the home of that religion and its very large temple. Its original name was Great Salt Lake City and it was also called the 'New Jerusalem'. Local companies now produce processed food, computers and other electronic equipment.
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