Brigham Young

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Brigham Young United States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the assassination of Joseph Smith; he led the Mormon exodus from Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah (1801-1877)
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Usage

In literature:

I'd as soon sell Vassar College to Brigham Young!
"Aladdin & Co." by Herbert Quick
On his death Brigham Young tricked the expectant Rigdon out of the successorship.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880" by Various
To my great regret I could not spare the time to pay a visit to this Balinese Brigham Young.
"Where the Strange Trails Go Down" by E. Alexander Powell
You know they call Brigham Young the Lion of the Lord.
"Desert Dust" by Edwin L. Sabin
Cotton, which Brigham Young started here as an experiment in 1861, is still grown.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
A year after that, under Brigham Young, we passed through the Rockies to the Great Salt Lake an' came to rest.
"Murder Point" by Coningsby Dawson
He had a thousand we are told, which leaves Brigham Young away behind.
"Men, Women, and Gods" by Helen H. Gardener
Brigham Young used to make visits to them to try to instruct them in various things.
"Trail Tales" by James David Gillilan
Miss Anthony was the guest of Mrs. Beatie, daughter of Brigham and Zina D. H. Young, and Miss Shaw of Mrs. McVicker.
"The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)" by Ida Husted Harper
My grand-pap, he made the trail to Salt Lake City wi' Brigham Young.
"The Boy With the U.S. Miners" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
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In news:

Covey , a former Brigham Young University business professor, blended personal self-help and management theory in 'The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.'.
Brigham Young University cheerleaders warm up before BYU plays San Jose State at the Lavell Edwards Stadium in Provo.
NCAA Women's Basketball Conversation: Final statistics from the Brigham Young Cougars vs Dartmouth Big Green game played on November 13, 2012.
For two years, a lab team from Brigham Young University has been traveling around the country, drawing blood samples at genealogy fairs and conventions to develop one of the world's biggest and most detailed DNA ancestry databases .
Utah Utes guard Jarred DuBois (5) and Brigham Young Cougars guard Craig Cusick (2) compete for the ball in Provo Saturday, Dec 8, 2012.
Iowa State guard Will Clyburn, right, looks to drive past Brigham Young guard Matt Carlino during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec 1, 2012, in Ames, Iowa.
Brigham Young Cougars head coach Bronco Mendenhall leaves the field after beating Ole Miss in Oxford, Miss Saturday, Sept 3, 2011 BYU won 14-13.
Brigham Young University, BA (history), 1959.
Last Friday, we conducted a survey to get our readers predictions and opinions on the Holy War rivalry football game between University of Utah and Brigham Young University.
The New Mexico State football team concluded its home schedule Saturday afternoon with a 50-14 loss to Brigham Young University inside Aggie Memorial Stadium.
Jimmer Fredette was a gotta-see-this sensation at Brigham Young, piling up points while turning the national spotlight toward Provo.
Brigham Young prepares for its transition.
Brigham Young University football players open fall camp in Provo Thursday, Aug 2, 2012.
Brigham Young's winter home: Residence offers visitors glimpse into the life of 'the American Moses '.
Brigham Young settled Salt Lake City in 1847, but the ensuing decades created its character.
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In science:

Alternate choices have included the indices V–R, V–I, and V–K, and the Brigham Young University KHG index (Turner, Leonard & English 1987; Turner 1988).
The Galactic Calibration of the Cepheid Period-Luminosity Relation and its Implications for the Universal Distance Scale
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