Landfall - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- the first sighting of land from the sea after a voyage (or flight over water)
From the deck of the boat, we saw our first landfall.
Twelve hours after landfall the hurricane has lost about half its power.
...the journal cites the spot, scilicet present-day Provincetown, as the location of the Pilgrims' first landfall...
Shannon Airport was the first landfall for airplanes flying from America.