autostrada autostrada

Definition(s):

  • (n) an expressway in an Italian-speaking country

Usage(s):

  1. Truck Driver Antonio Tedesco was heading toward Salerno on the Italian autostrada shortly before dawn.
  2. In a protest for higher wages, refinery workers sporadically cut delivery of the premium gasoline that most Italian cars require, thereby limiting autostrada excursions.
  3. Then, carefully following the kidnapers' instructions, Chase, in a rented car, headed south on the autostrada toward Naples.

News

  • Rescuers say 37 dead in Southern Italy bus plunge

    ROME — A tour bus filled with Italians returning home after an excursion plunged off a highway into a ravine in southern Italy on Sunday night after it had smashed into several cars that were slowed by heavy traffic, killing at least 37 people, said police and rescuers. Flashing signs near Avellino, outside Naples, had warned of slowed traffic ahead along a stretch of the A116 autostrada, a ...
    on July 29, 2013     Source: West Hawaii Today

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