autobahn[ôt′ō bän′, ôt′ə-; Ger o̵u′tō bän′]
A German autobahn.
An expressway in Germany or another area where German is spoken.
Origin of autobahnGerman : Auto, automobile; see auto + Bahn, road, from Middle High German ban; see gwhen- in Indo-European roots.
(plural autobahns or autobahnen)
- The high-speed intercity highways of Germany.