After whacking North Carolina, Hurricane Irene made its second landfall in New Jersey Sunday morning.
That was fine sailing for the landfall was made almost exactly opposite St. Johns.
But we may, at least, settle the long-disputed question of the landfall of Columbus.
But if you have sighted it on the expected bearing, then that landfall is good.
It made the landfall different from all the others, somehow.
Came the landfall and then St. John's, and they found themselves side by side watching the town draw near.
That landfall in the Spanish Main was as soundless as a dream.
The first landfall I made was when I got through the bush of wild cocoanuts, and came in view of the bogies on the wall.
Yes, we can almost make a landfall on them if you got the positions right.
To come upon a settlement upon the Amazons is like landfall at sea.
Land-fall. The first land discovered after a sea voyage. Thus a good land fall implies the land expected or desired; a bad landfall the reverse. [John Hamilton Moore, "The New Practical Navigator," London, 1814]Of hurricanes, by 1932.