Meaning of Eighteenth Amendment

Eight'eenth Amend'ment

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  1. an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1918, prohibiting the manufacture, sale, or transportation of alcoholic beverages for consumption: repealed in 1933.
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