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Noun: John Thomas Scopes
  1. Tennessee highschool teacher who violated a state law by teaching evolution; in a highly publicized trial in 1925 he was prosecuted by William Jennings Bryan and defended by Clarence Darrow (1900-1970)
    - John T. Scopes, Scopes, John Scopes

Type of: school teacher, schoolie [Austral, informal], schoolteacher

Encyclopedia: John Thomas Scopes