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n. - Tennessee highschool teacher who violated a state law by teaching evolution.

Usage examples (36)
  • DUMMERSTON, Vt. - This month marks the 80th anniversary of what became known as the Scopes Monkey Trial.
  • TUCKER: The hearings have been characterized as the Scopes Trials turned on its head.
  • Recently, I had a chance to meet Barbara Forrest, one of the most important witnesses in the so-called Scopes 2 trial.
  • SHEINDLIN: This is not exactly the "Scopes" trial. for more
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