In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Speakeasies flourished and bootleg liquor flowed freely in many municipalities.
- The court will reconvene in the local speakeasy.
- The popular conception of Prohibition is that speakeasies abounded, gangsters and bootleggers of all sorts flourished, and every American gladly flouted the law.
- Mae, though not averse to visiting the occasional speakeasy, preferred to drink at home.
- It was once a speakeasy and just before prohibition was repealed a bunch of boozers were massacred by cops during a raid.
- It's like wandering into a prohibition-era speakeasy.
- Dick learned from the men that Abe North had been beaten to death at a speakeasy in New York.
- These songs belong in a smoky speakeasy, slinking along the walls, chain smoking and breaking hearts.
- His nightly path could be traced straight from the stage to the nearest speakeasy.
- He believes it may have been used as a speakeasy in the 1920s.
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