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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • 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.

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  • n. a town in southeast Texas on Galveston Island

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Examples

  • GALVESTON - Ursula and Hans Ehstrom, of Malm├Â, Sweden, visited Galveston for the first time this weekend.

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  • GALVESTON - When the terminal at Scholes International Airport in Galveston opened in 1950, the headlines in The Daily News declared it was a state-of-the-art facility.

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  • GALVESTON - A Houston favorite, D.R.U.M. (Divine Rhythm United Motion), heads down to Yaga's on The Strand on March 6 to bring its global beats to Galveston music lovers.

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  • GALVESTON - Crowds packed the beaches, the streets and the freeway into Galveston Sunday as the long holiday weekend moved into the home stretch.

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  • GALVESTON - The Grand Kids Festival - billed as a celebration of folk arts and families and hosted by The Grand 1894 Opera House - will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 10 on Postoffice Street, between 20th and 23rd streets, in historic downtown Galveston.

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  • GALVESTON - A devastating hurricane flood, an economic downturn and layoffs at the county's largest employer created an exodus of Galveston residents, who were the backbone of churches still struggling for survival.

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  • GALVESTON - A judge Wednesday revoked probation given to a former Galveston police officer for a 2007 drug possession conviction after law officers accused him of having a cache of weapons, methamphetamines and marijuana, authorities said.

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  • GALVESTON - Hetta Kempner, whose red hair earned her the nickname "Peaches" as an infant, grew up in postwar Galveston, the oldest of five children in a family where community service was a tradition.

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  • GALVESTON - A political action committee formed to support the school district's proposed multipurpose stadium has raised $2,600 from more than a dozen Galveston residents and business owners, according to the latest campaign finance reports.

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  • GALVESTON - A bingo/drag show fundraiser for AIDS Walk Houston will be Saturday at 3rd Coast Beach Bar, 3102 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston.

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