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. Founded by French pirates in 1816, it grew as a port in the mid-1800s.
Seaport in SE Tex., on an island (Galveston Island) at the mouth of Galveston Bay.
A stop for lunch and then a drive over the biggest bridge Carmen had ever seen - and then they were in Galveston.
He told me he got on a ship in Galveston and sailed for three years.
How about something a little closer – say, Galveston?
In September 1844 Calhoun, then secretary of state, sent Green to Texas ostensibly as consul at Galveston, but actually, it appears, to report to the administration, then considering the question of the annexation of Texas, concerning the political situation in Texas and Mexico.
its line from San Francisco and Los Angeles to Galveston and New Orleans, running for the greater part of the distance just north of the Mexican border.