interdiction

Definitions:

A prohibition; a prohibitive decree.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (noun) (n.) (noun)
Act of forbidding; prohibition.
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (noun) (n.) (noun)
The act of interdicting; prohibition; curse.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (noun) (n.) (noun)

Usage examples:

One good effect the interdiction of marriage had.
- Oxford and Her Colleges by Goldwin Smith
Balzac's friends, Victor Hugo included, did what they could to get the interdiction raised; but the Minister was inflexible.
- Balzac by Frederick Lawton
It may well be that, after the interdiction of his book and its confiscation at the Sacro Convento, Brother Leo repeated in his rotuli a large part of the facts already made, so that the same incident, while coming solely from Brother Leo, could be presented under two different forms, according as it would be copied from the book or the rotuli.
- Life of St. Francis of Assisi by Paul Sabatier