What does landfall mean?

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)


  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


  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.


  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

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