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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arrival  \Ar*riv"al\,  n.  [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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arrival 
  n  1:  accomplishment  of  an  objective  [syn:  {reaching}] 
  2:  the  act  of  arriving  at  a  certain  place  "they  awaited  her 
  arrival" 
  3:  someone  who  arrives  (or  has  arrived)  [syn:  {arriver},  {comer}] 




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