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Roaring Twenties, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishRoaring Twenties, thethe Roaring TwentiesˌRoaring ˈTwenties, the  a name sometimes used to describe the 1920s, especially in the US, where life was thought to be very exciting and interesting, partly because of Prohibition (=the law that made alcohol illegal) and the criminal activity that this caused, and partly because of the development of more modern styles in music, dancing, women's clothes etc
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