Definition of Volstead Act in English:

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Volstead Act

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

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