Definition of Volstead Act in English:

Volstead Act

Pronunciation: /ˈvôl-//ˈvōl-/

proper noun

  • A law that enforced alcohol prohibition in the US during 1920–33.

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

Volstead Act

/ˈvôl-//ˈvōl-/