Associations to the word «Landfall»

Wiktionary

LANDFALL, noun. Arrival at the shore by ship.
LANDFALL, noun. The point at which a hurricane or similar storm reaches land.

Dictionary definition

LANDFALL, noun. The seacoast first sighted on a voyage (or flight over water).
LANDFALL, noun. The first sighting of land from the sea after a voyage (or flight over water).

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