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Volstead Act Syllabification: Vol·stead Act
Pronunciation: /ˈvälˌsted/ /ˈvôl-/ /ˈvōl-/

Definition of Volstead Act in English:

A law that enforced alcohol prohibition in the US during 1920–33.


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

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