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landfall (plural landfalls)

  1. Arrival at the shore by ship.
    We made landfall at the most god-forsaken, barren, desolate, and hellish location possible to image; and we were grateful, anything to get off that ship!
    Lighthouses are usually the first aids seen when making landfall.
  2. The point at which a hurricane or similar storm reaches land.
  3. (obsolete) The first land discovered after a sea voyage.


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