[aw-toh-strah-duh; Italian ou-taw-strah-dah]
noun, plural au·to·stra·das, Italian au·to·stra·de [ou-taw-strah-de] /ˌaʊ tɔˈstrɑ dɛ/.
(in Italy) a divided highway connecting major cities.
Origin of autostrada
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an Italian motorway
Word Origin for autostrada
from Italian, from auto car + strada road
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