Ar*riv"al (#), n. [From Arrive.]


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.


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


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.


An approach.


The house has a corner arrival. H. Walpole.


© Webster 1913.