Definition of Galveston

1. Noun. A town in southeast Texas on Galveston Island.

Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Lone-star State, Texas, Tx

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Galveston

Gallup poll
Gallup polls
Gallus gallus
Galois theory
Galton's delta
Galton's law
Galtonia candicans
Galtonian-Fisher genetics
Galveston (current term)
Galveston Bay
Galveston Island
Galway Bay
Galway hooker
Galway hookers
Galápagos Islands
Galápagos hawk
Galápagos hawks
Galápagos sea lion
Galápagos sea lions

Literary usage of Galveston

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Galveston channel is 30 feet dcep and 1200 feet wide from the outer end more than four miles westward to 51st street in Galveston, which is to be extended, ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"In 1847 the pope erected the state into a bishopric with Galveston as its ... During his incumbency of the See of Galveston he increased the number of ..."

3. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1863)
"This is on the main land, and from it a bridge two miles in length crosses Galveston Bay to Galveston Island, being about five miles distant from the city. ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"These cars were leased to the Galveston, Houston, & Henderson Railroad Company, at $600 per month. About the 1st of May, 1865, the Real and Personal Estate ..."

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