Definitions for landfallˈlændˌfɔl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. landfall(noun)

    the seacoast first sighted on a voyage (or flight over water)

  2. landfall(noun)

    the first sighting of land from the sea after a voyage (or flight over water)

Wiktionary

  1. landfall(Noun)

    Arrival at the shore by ship.

  2. landfall(Noun)

    The point at which a hurricane or similar storm reaches land.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Landfall(noun)

    a sudden transference of property in land by the death of its owner

  2. Landfall(noun)

    sighting or making land when at sea

Freebase

  1. Landfall

    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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of landfall in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of landfall in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Douglas Thisera:

    People who live near mangroves tell us the trees act as a buffer against the wind and heavy rains, breaking their intensity just before they make landfall.

  2. Clare Nullis:

    We do expect it will weaken before it makes landfall. It will probably be more on the lines of Category 1. But even so there will be very high gale force winds in an area that is just not used to seeing this, the winds are a threat but we expect the biggest impact will be from the very, very, very serious rainfall. I've seen some reports that the area might get the equivalent of more than a year's worth of rainfall in a couple of days.

  3. Clare Nullis:

    We do expect it will weaken before it makes landfall. It will probably be more on the lines of Category 1. But even so there will be very high gale force winds in an area that is just not used to seeing this, the winds are a threat but we expect the biggest impact will be from the very, very, very serious rainfall. I’ve seen some reports that the area might get the equivalent of more than a year's worth of rainfall in a couple of days.

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