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autostrada

Syllabification: au·to·stra·da
Pronunciation: /ˈôdōˌsträdə
 
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Definition of autostrada in English:

noun (plural autostradas or autostrade /-ˌsträdē/)

An Italian highway.
Example sentences
  • He is racing down the autostrada just outside Rimini with two Italian secret service men tailing him.
  • Within minutes they were on the autostrada heading for Siena.
  • The increased limit will apply on autostrada with three lanes in each direction and the latest barriers to prevent vehicles from leaving each carriageway.

Origin

1920s: from Italian, from auto 'automobile' + strada 'road'.

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