Definition of Volstead Act in English:

Share this entry

Volstead Act

Pronunciation: /ˈvɒlstɪd/
A law which enforced alcohol prohibition in the US 1920–33.

Origin

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

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Vol|stead Act

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.