make landfall


: to reach land after a journey by sea or air
They made landfall on the fourth day of their journey.

Examples of make landfall in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It is expected to make landfall just south of Tulum on Friday morning around 5 a.m. ET. Max Golembo, ABC News, 4 July 2024 The storm was expected to remain a hurricane and make landfall in the Yucatan Peninsula or Belize by around Friday. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 2 July 2024 The storm was expected to soon make landfall in the Windward Islands, according to the National Hurricane Center. Dánica Coto, The Christian Science Monitor, 1 July 2024 Video Ad Feedback See flooding at Texas coastline hundreds of miles from where storm to make landfall 01:56 - Source: CNN 3. Alexandra Banner, CNN, 20 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for make landfall 

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“Make landfall.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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