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03:41 Jul 3, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Magistrale
Hans-Gerhard Leppert
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nasee commentsBeth Kantus
namain transport lineFlorin Badea
Mats Wiman
namain thoroughfare; main roadKrokodil

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main thoroughfare; main road

I had been thinking of asking this question myself sometime, so here's an attempt at also answering my own question:
Duden (see below) gives: (besonders im Verkehrswesen:) Hauptverkehrslinie, -straße (in einer Großstadt): "Porschestraße heißt die Magistrale Wolfsburgs."
For "Hauptverkehrslinie" Muret-Sanders (see below) gives "main thoroughfare"/"main road".
However, as the context is architecture, I may of course be on the wrong track!

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[lateinisch-neulateinisch] die, Hauptverkehrslinie (in einem Land), -straße (in einer Großstadt).
(c) Bibliographisches Institut & F. A. Brockhaus AG, 2001

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main transport line

I think that's the best in your context, because transport refers to anything,that can be transported.

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I'm not sure if you context is perhaps more to do with architectural style. Maybe the following websites can help you further.

Rimini Travel Information
... Malatesta Temple. Its magisterial, external architecture is highlighted by the brilliant
white marble lining restored for the Jubilee. Although construction of ...
motherearthtravel.com/italy/rimini/ - 12k

cornell . journal . of . architecture - [ archive ]
... too repeatedly refer to modern architecture (and, by implication, contemporary urbanism)
as ... in the style of grand, magisterial cadenza. And something like this ...

Aga Khan Awards for Architecture Artile in the Globe and ...
... Charles Correa's magisterial pink sandstone-clad state legislative building for ... a
lepers hospital -- surely this is not architecture as we have come to know it ...
www.amaan.com/tajik/akaaglobe.htm - 12k

Letter to Italian Ambassador to the US by Dr. Frederick C. ...
... The grand monument of Aksum is a magisterial manifestation in architecture and art
of the cultural heritage of the citizens of Ethiopia. The present Italian ...
www.afromet.org/obelisk/other/gamst.html - 3k

.1.2 City of World Heritage (UNESCO) / Magistral - mba
... The Magistral Church is Alcalá s most interesting temple. It was ... special buildings
have a rich and varied architecture and contain fabulous collections of art ...

The Russian Museum
... architecture - Baroque (Stroganov Palace), early and late Neoclassicism (Marble
Palace, St. Michael's Palace). From Nevsky Prospect, the central magistral of ...

Radisson Seven Seas Cruises - Forts and Fortifications
... upper part of the Fort, comprising the Magistral Palace and St Anne’s Chapel. ... a worthy
example of Victorian military architecture. After a guided visit of the ...
www.rssc.com/ports/excursions2.cfm?Excursion_ID=5302 - 16k

... It is somewhat of a lesser important piece of architecture than the Notre-Dame Cathedral
but it is, nevertheless, magistral and it took 25 years to build. 25 ...
www.homestead.com/anglais/Anecdotes2.html - 61k

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