Definitions for landfallˈlændˌfɔl
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the seacoast first sighted on a voyage (or flight over water)
the first sighting of land from the sea after a voyage (or flight over water)
Arrival at the shore by ship.
The point at which a hurricane or similar storm reaches land.
a sudden transference of property in land by the death of its owner
sighting or making land when at sea
Landfall is the event of a storm moving over land after being over water. When a waterspout makes landfall it becomes a regular tornado, which can then cause damage inland. When a fair weather waterspout makes landfall it usually dissipates quickly as it loses the inflow of warm air into the vortex.
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