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A German, Austrian, or Swiss expressway.
street, road, roadway, avenue, boulevard, wayView synonyms
- ‘According to one radio report, half the fatalities on German Autobahns are caused by tailgating.’
- ‘I love going to Germany and driving on the Autobahns, but the reality is that the German people pay heavily for that facility.’
- ‘Major roads are prefixed with a ‘B’ and the motorways are prefixed with ‘A’ which stands for Autobahn.’
- ‘After his release from incarceration, he worked briefly with construction crews building the Autobahn, Germany's superhighway.’
- ‘I am at home right now preparing for a weekend on the German Autobahn.’
1930s: from German, from Auto automobile + Bahn path, road.
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