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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The first sighting of beach from the sea after a voyage (or flight over water); The seacoast first sighted on a voyage (or flight over water).

Usage examples (35)
  • Forecasters said the likelihood that Alberto will become a hurricane prior to landfall is decreasing.
  • Where they're going to actually call the landfall, I don't know yet.
  • MYERS: Well, I think we can -- we can safely call landfall now, Tony.
  • What the intensity of this storm is when it makes landfall, that is yet to be seen. for more
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