Definition of Galveston bay

1. Noun. An arm of the Gulf of Mexico in Texas to the south of Houston.

Group relationships: Lone-star State, Texas, Tx, Golfo De Mexico, Gulf Of Mexico
Generic synonyms: Bay, Embayment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Galveston Bay

Gallup polls
Gallus gallus
Galois theory
Galton's delta
Galton's law
Galtonia candicans
Galtonian-Fisher genetics
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 bay

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)
"It is protected through upper galveston bay by a dike nearly five miles long. ... Some other bayous and streams entering galveston bay have been improved ..."

2. Texas: The Rise, Progress, and Prospects of the Republic of Texas. In Two by William Kennedy (1841)
"... and Lagoons— Alluvial Accumulations and Encroachments of the Land on the Gulf—Sabine Bay and its Tributaries—Red River of Natchitoches—galveston bay and ..."

3. The Adventures of a Blockade Runner by William Watson (1893)
"Loading of the vessel—Yellow fever—Clearance and letter of consignment— Captain Shaeffer and the Mary Elizabeth—Cruising in galveston bay—- Novel method of ..."

4. Estuary and Coastal Habitat Conservation: Congressional Hearing edited by John H. Chafee (2001)
"The formation of the galveston bay National Estuary Program (a federal-state ... With the heavily populated and industrialized galveston bay region, ..."

5. The American Quarterly Review by Robert Walsh (1830)
"galveston bay is formed by Point Bolivar, Pelican and Galves- ton islands, and is the most ... Matagorda bay is nearly equal in dimensions to galveston bay, ..."

6. Miscellanies: Comprising Letters, Essays, and Addresses to which is Added a by James Osgood Andrew (1854)
"Delays — galveston bay — Paradise for Cows — Galveston — Off for New Orleans by the Neptune — Mobile — Home — Revi«w of Texas. IN my last I mentioned our ..."

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