A good landfall


A good landfall
Landfall Land"fall, n. 1. A sudden transference of property in land by the death of its owner. [1913 Webster]

2. (Naut.) Sighting or making land when at sea. [1913 Webster]

{A good landfall} (Naut.), the sighting of land in conformity with the navigator's reckoning and expectation. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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