Definition of make landfall
: to reach land after a journey by sea or air They made landfall on the fourth day of their journey.
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: behave, act
: to begin or seem to begin (an action)
: to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone
: the manner or style in which a thing is constructed
: the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person
: a sighting of land after a voyage or flight
: a reaching of land (as by a traveler, craft, or storm)
: the land first sighted on a voyage or flight
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