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Arrival Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    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]
Arrival Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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.
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  • Arrival: The Arrival may refer to: The Arrival (film), a 1996 science fiction film starring Charlie Sheen " "The Arrival" (The Twilight Zone), an ...
  • Arrival (ABBA album): Arrival is the fourth studio album by the Swedish pop band ABBA . It was originally released in Sweden on October 11, 1976 (see 1976 in ...
  • Arrival (composition): "Arrival" is a 1976 song by ABBA featured on their album of the same name . titles of "Fiol", "Ode to Dalecarlia " & "Arrival in Dalecarlia". ...
  • Indian Arrival Day: Indian Arrival Day is a holiday celebrated on various days around the world, usually commemorating the arrival of people from the Indian ...
  • Arrival (The Prisoner): "Arrival" is the title of the first episode of the British science fiction -allegorical series, The Prisoner . It originally aired in ...

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* Marriage. It's a hard term to define. Especially for me--I've ducked it like root canal. Still there's no denying the fact that marriage ranks right up there with birth and death as one of the three biggies in the human safari. It's the only one though that we'll celebrate with a conscious awareness. Very few of you remember your arrival and even fewer of you will attend your own funeral. - Andrew Schneider

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