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Scopes

[ skohps ]
/ skoʊps /
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noun

John Thomas, 1901–70, U.S. high school teacher whose teaching of the Darwinian theory of evolution became a cause célèbre (Scopes Trial, or Monkey Trial ) in 1925.

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