Definition of Volstead Act in English:

Volstead Act

Syllabification: Vol·stead Act
Pronunciation: /ˈvälˌsted, ˈvôl-, ˈvōl-
 
/
A law that enforced alcohol prohibition in the US during 1920–33.

Origin

named after Andrew J. Volstead (1860–1947), American legislator.

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