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GREAT COMMONER

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GREAT COMMONER (noun)
  The noun GREAT COMMONER has 1 sense:

1. United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)

  Familiarity information: GREAT COMMONER used as a noun is very rare.


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GREAT COMMONER (noun)


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Meaning:

United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Boy Orator of the Platte; Bryan; Great Commoner; William Jennings Bryan

Instance hypernyms:

attorney; lawyer (a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice)

pol; political leader; politician; politico (a person active in party politics)


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