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Pronunciation: (skōps), [key]
n.
John Thomas, 1901–70, U.S. high-school teacher whose teaching of the Darwinian theory of evolution became a cause célèbre (Scopes' Tri"al or Monkey Trial) in 1925.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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