Galveston on a map.
Galveston definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
seaport in SE Tex., on an island () at the mouth of Galveston Bay: pop. 57,000
Origin: ; from Galveston Bay
Galveston definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of southeast Texas south-southeast of Houston on Galveston Island at the entrance to Galveston Bay, an arm of the Gulf of Mexico. The Spanish explorer Cabeza de Vaca may have been shipwrecked on the island in 1528. Population: 57,500.