The action of forbidding something, especially by law
The prevention by law of the manufacture and sale of alcohol, especially in the US between 1920 and 1933
the prohibition of cannabis
A political party supporting the prohibition of the manufacture, sale, or transport of alcohol for consumption; specifically (the name of) such a party formed in Sept. 1869.
A state in which the manufacture, sale, or transport of alcohol for consumption is prohibited by law.