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 (ô′tə-bän′, ou′tō-)
An expressway in Germany or another area where German is spoken.

[German : Auto, automobile; see auto + Bahn, road, from Middle High German ban; see gwhen- in Indo-European roots.]


(Automotive Engineering) a motorway in German-speaking countries
[from German, from Auto car + Bahn road]


(ˈɔ toʊˌbɑn, ˈaʊ toʊ-)

(in Germany and Austria) a superhighway; expressway.
[1935–40; < German, =Auto auto + Bahn road]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.autobahn - an expressway in a German-speaking countryautobahn - an expressway in a German-speaking country
expressway, freeway, motorway, pike, state highway, superhighway, throughway, thruway - a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic


[ˈɔːtəʊbɑːn] nautobahn f
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HYDERABAD -- A man who was released from prison a few days ago was shot dead by unknown assailants on Autobahn road here on Thursday.
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The affected autobahn is not likely to be re-opened before Wednesday, the police spokesman said, adding it would first need to be checked by structural engineers, according to dpa.
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Used car seller Autobahn Motors opened a futuristic 15-storey showroom in December, with vehicles on display in 60 slots, billing it as the "world's largest luxury car vending machine".
Even as the technologies at his disposal became increasingly sophisticated, Bayrle's central themes have remained essentially consistent, with the works here repeatedly invoking the masses and their prime movers: Christianity, ideology, the Autobahn.
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