prohibition era


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Noun1.prohibition era - the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendmentprohibition era - the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendment
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
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The bar will offer a range of cocktails, including molecular and vacuum boiling techniques and prohibition era mixes, in keeping with the outlet's art-deco theme.
1947: Al Capone, pictured, Chicago gang boss in the Prohibition era, died of a heart attack, aged 48.
1947: Al Capone, Chicago gang boss in the Prohibition era, died of a heart attack, days after suffering a stroke, aged 48.
After all, how can you convince the jet-setting gentleman with the tall glass of Bee's Knees that the honey in his drink is a fall-back on the 1919-1933 prohibition era, when the sweet-tasting juice was meant to mask the putrid flavour of illegal liquor?
Yes he did but the depiction of the gangster's son in the prohibition era US TV drama is only partially accurate.
With all the right ingredients to pay homage to the Prohibition Era when corn whiskey was a favourite 'moonshine' product, Bootlegger (PS36.
When I announced to my friends I was throwing a prohibition era party for my 30th birthday there wasn''t a single protestation from the females.
This history of the Houston Police Department from early 19th century to the present chronicles the controversies, colorful characters, and fallen heroes of the Houston Police Department, from touching on issues such as the role of unions, to challenges of the Prohibition Era, interactions with minority communities, and gays and Hispanics in the department.
Set in Virginia, it's a gritty Prohibition era thriller.
The Prohibition era, the 1920's, Atlantic City, all of that, there's so many stories to tell and I hope I get the opportunity to tell them," he said.
Obviously, no lessons have been learned from the Prohibition era in 1920s America and the rise of organised crime.
He once served the notorious Al Capone during the prohibition era, when liquor was banned in America but legal in Canada and on another occasion he served Mary Pickford, a famous silent movie actress of the time.