Origin of arrival
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Examples from the Web for arrival
Liu was nearing the 20th anniversary of his arrival in America, having landed from China on Christmas Eve, 1994, at the age of 12.In The Shadow of Murdered Cops
December 26, 2014
So, the arrival of a foreign journalist in Belgika merits a town meeting.The Congo's Forgotten Colonial Getaway
December 18, 2014
A fire truck roars down a city street and people cheer its arrival.The Wildly Peaceful, Human, Almost Boring, Ultimately Great New York City Protests for Eric Garner
December 8, 2014
According to the report, the evidence suggested that Mr. Stewart had stopped breathing before his arrival at Bellevue.Before Eric Garner, There Was Michael Stewart: The Tragic Story of the Real-Life Radio Raheem
December 4, 2014
Its arrival, experts say, is not just inevitable but imminent.What It Takes to Kill a Grizzly Bear
November 23, 2014
The morning after his arrival, Artaphernes had a private audience with his royal master.Philothea
Lydia Maria Child
The public offices at Albany were finished shortly after my arrival.
Mr. Forrest had passed through Adelaide one day before his arrival.
I awaited the arrival of the party, which should reach here this morning.
Only the arrival of Christine and her fiance saved his philosophy from complete rout.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
- the act or time of arriving
- a person or thing that arrives or has arrived
- the reaching of a condition or objective
Word Origin and History for arrival
late 14c., from Anglo-French arrivaille, from Old French arriver (see arrive). Arrivage (late 14c.) also was used.