Definition of Prohibition era
1. Noun. The period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendment.
Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period
Derivative terms: Prohibitionist
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Literary usage of Prohibition era
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1. The Year Book of the United States Brewers' Association by United States Brewers' Association (1916)
"A prohibition era—IS IT COMING AND SHOULD WE WELCOME IT?* By Oscar W. Ehrhorn, MA., LL.B. Professor of Medical Jurisprudence in the New York Medical College ..."
2. Advanced Demolition Legion: The ADL in Action by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1994)
"... Prohibition-era bootlegging business into a “legit” whiskey empire. Seagram's. This transformation had been aided early on by the US Treasury Department ..."
3. Taking Off the Blindfold by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1994)
"Many of these venerable gentlemen were responsible for overseeing the prohibition era in the United States from Canada, where several of its members ..."