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autostrada

[aw-toh-strah-duh; Italian ou-taw-strah-dah] /ˈɔ toʊˌstrɑ də; Italian ˌaʊ tɔˈstrɑ dɑ/
noun, plural autostradas Italian, autostrade
[ou-taw-strah-de] /ˌaʊ tɔˈstrɑ dɛ/ (Show IPA)
1.
(in Italy) a divided highway connecting major cities.
Origin of autostrada
1925-1930
1925-30; < Italian, equivalent to auto auto + strada road, highway ≪ Latin (via) strāta; see street
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autostrada

/ˈɔːtəʊˌstrɑːdə/
noun
1.
an Italian motorway
Word Origin
from Italian, from auto car + strada road
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