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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.]
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(Automotive Engineering) a motorway in German-speaking countries
[from German, from Auto car + Bahn road]
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au•to•bahn(ˈɔ toʊˌbɑn, ˈaʊ toʊ-)
(in Germany and Austria) a superhighway; expressway.
[1935–40; < German, =Auto auto + Bahn road]
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autobahn[ˈɔːtəʊbɑːn] n → autobahn f
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