Definition of autostrada in English:


Line breaks: auto|strada
Pronunciation: /ˈɔːtə(ʊ)ˌstrɑːdə
, autoˈstrada/

noun (plural autostradas or autostrade /-deɪ, -de/)

  • An Italian motorway.
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    • 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.


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

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