Etymology
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Utah

U.S. teritory organized 1850 (admitted as a state 1896), from Spanish yuta, name of the indigenous Uto-Aztecan people of the Great Basin (Modern English Ute), perhaps from Western Apache (Athabaskan) yudah "high" (in reference to living in the mountains).

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Definitions of Utah

Utah (n.)
a state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young;
Synonyms: Beehive State / Mormon State / ut / Ut.
From wordnet.princeton.edu