The period (1920–1933) during which the 18th Amendment forbidding the manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages was in force in the United States.
A prohibiting or being prohibited.
He re-enacted the prohibition of appeal.
one day to come to an end; the prohibition of marriage follows naturally on this view.
It aimed at the prohibition of discrimination between persons, places and commodities.
The removal in 1884 of the prohibition against the erection of trunk lines at once enabled considerable expansion to take place.
On the 26th of May 1908 the people of the state voted " against the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors " in the state; the prohibition act thus approved went into effect on the 1st of January 1909.