[aw-toh-root; French oh-toh-root]
noun, plural autoroutes [aw-toh-roots; French oh-toh-root] .
a principal highway, especially in France and French-speaking Canada.

1960–65; < French; see auto, route Unabridged
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autoroute (ˈɔːtəʊˌruːt)
a French motorway
[from French, from auto car + route road]

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Example sentences
Sometimes when the wind was strong, it blew the sound of the traffic on the autoroute to him.
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