Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    TO reach or come to a particular place of destination by traveling towards it. Thompson v. United States, 1 Brock. 411, Fed. Cas. No. 407. In insurance law. To reach that particular place or point in a harbor which is the ultimate destination of a vessel. Meigs v. Insurance Co., 2 Cush. (Mass.) 439, 453. The words "arrive" and "enter" are not always synonymous; there certainly may be an arrival without an actual entry or attempt to enter. United States v. Open Boat; 5 Mason, 120, 132, Fed. Cas. No. 15,967.