Definition of "autobahn" []

  • An expressway in Germany and German-speaking countries. (noun)

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Use "autobahn" in a sentence
  • "CAFFERTY: One of the outgrowths of World War II, which was arguably one of the horrible events of mankind in all of its history, was without that war we may not have the interstate highway system, that President Eisenhower who was General Eisenhower running the campaign in Europe developed something that they described as autobahn and brought the idea for the system back from the European theater, right?"
  • "For example the autobahn was a fascistic measure, but we don't turn around and say highways are evil."
  • "After all, the car is intended to be sold in Europe -- and, in particular, Germany -- where stalk flashing on the autobahn is the second most used feature after the gas pedal."