rum-runner

rum-runner [ˊrʌmˏrʌnə] n
амер. разг. су́дно или лицо́, перевозя́щее контраба́ндой спиртны́е напи́тки

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • Rum Runner — may refer to:* Someone engaged in rum running * Rum Runner (nightclub), a nightclub in Birmingham, England …   Wikipedia

  • rum-runner — rumˈ runner noun (historical) A person involved in smuggling alcohol into the USA during Prohibition, esp by boat • • • Main Entry: ↑rum …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rum Runner Inn — (Lunenburg,Канада) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: 66 Montague Street NS, B0J 2C …   Каталог отелей

  • Rum Runner (nightclub) — The Rum Runner nightclub was opened on Broad Street in the Birmingham city centre in 1964. It was demolished in 1987.One of the first house bands, playing the cover versions of the day, became Magnum featuring Bob Catley and Tony Clarkin. They… …   Wikipedia

  • Rum-running — is the business of smuggling or transporting of alcoholic beverages illegally, usually to circumvent taxation or prohibition. The term usually applies to transport of goods over water, over land it is commonly referred to as bootlegging.… …   Wikipedia

  • rum|run|ner — «RUHM RUHN uhr», noun. U.S. a person or ship that smuggles alcoholic liquor into a country. ╂[American English < rum + runner] …   Useful english dictionary

  • rum — {{11}}rum (adj.) excellent, 1560s, from rome fine (1560s), said to be from Romany rom male, husband (see ROMANY (Cf. Romany)). A very common 16c. cant word, by 1774 it had come to mean odd, strange, bad, spurious, perhaps because it had been so… …   Etymology dictionary

  • The Rum Diary (novel) — infobox Book name = The Rum Diary title orig = translator = image caption = author = Hunter S. Thompson cover artist = Jackie Seow country = United States language = English series = genre = Novel publisher = Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, Hardcover …   Wikipedia

  • Magnum (band) — Magnum Magnum in concert Background information Origin Birmingham, England Genres …   Wikipedia

  • USCGC Seneca (1908) — had an interesting and varied history. Fighting submarines in World War I, making the International Ice Patrol, capturing rum runners in the Prohibition era, saving lives from Greenland to Puerto Rico, from Gibraltar to the Gulf of Mexico,… …   Wikipedia

  • William S. McCoy — William Frederick McCoy (died December 30, 1948), also known as Bill McCoy, was an American sea captain and rum runner smuggler during the Prohibition in the United States.McCoy was born in Syracuse, New York in 1877. He had a brother Ben, five… …   Wikipedia

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