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land·fall

 (lănd′fôl′)
n.
1. The act or an instance of sighting or reaching land after a voyage or flight.
2. The land sighted or reached after a voyage or flight.
3. The reaching of land by an oceanic storm or a part, especially the eye, of a storm.

landfall

(ˈlændˌfɔːl)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) the act of sighting or nearing land, esp from the sea
2. the act of sighting or nearing land, esp from the sea
3. (Nautical Terms) the land sighted or neared
4. the land sighted or neared

land•fall

(ˈlændˌfɔl)

n.
1. an approach to or sighting of land.
2. the land sighted or reached.
3. a landslide.
[1620–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.landfall - the seacoast first sighted on a voyage (or flight over water)
coast, seacoast, sea-coast, seashore - the shore of a sea or ocean
2.landfall - the first sighting of land from the sea after a voyage (or flight over water)
sighting - the act of observing; "several sightings of enemy troops were reported"
Translations
recaladatocar tierra

landfall

[ˈlændfɔːl] N (Naut) → recalada f, aterrada f

landfall

[ˈlændˌfɔːl] n to make landfallapprodare, toccare terra
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