Definition of Prohibition party
1. Noun. A political party in the United States; formed in 1869 to oppose the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Prohibition Party
Literary usage of Prohibition party
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Both Smith and Bidwell were members of Congress before joining the Prohibition party. Swallow was a clergyman, as was also Smith in the closing years of his ..."
2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1884)
"There was at this time no prohibition party, national or State; ... The idea of a national prohibition party was broached during tho session of the Right ..."
3. The Methodist Review (1886)
"Some advocates of prohibition, while not accepting a prohibition party, ... They assert that a prohibition party must necessarily antagonize one or the ..."
4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1897)
"The several political conventions assembled on various dates, the earliest being those of the prohibition party. Then followed, in the order named, ..."
5. The Progressive Movement: A Non-partisan, Comprehensive Discussion of by Benjamin Parke De Witt (1915)
"A final reason for the failure of the prohibition party to play as prominent a part as it should in the spread of prohibition, is the seeming needlessness ..."