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Arrival

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Arrival \Ar*riv"al\, noun [From {Arrive}.]

1. The act of arriving, or coming; the act of reaching a place from a distance, whether by water (as in its original sense) or by land.

Our watchmen from the towers, with longing eyes, Expect his swift arrival. --Dryden.

2. The attainment or reaching of any object, by effort, or in natural course; as, our arrival at this conclusion was wholly unexpected.

3. The person or thing arriving or which has arrived; as, news brought by the last arrival.

Another arrival still more important was speedily announced. --Macaulay.

4. An approach. [Obs.]

The house has a corner arrival. --H. Walpole.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

arrival

noun

1: accomplishment of an objective [syn: {arrival}, {reaching}]

2: the act of arriving at a certain place; "they awaited her arrival"

3: someone who arrives (or has arrived) [syn: {arrival}, {arriver}, {comer}]


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