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).

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope