Entry from US English dictionary
(1948-), US Supreme Court associate justice 1991- . He chaired the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) 1982–90 and was a judge on the US Court of Appeals before being nominated to replace Thurgood Marshall on the Court. His appointment was approved only after a lengthy and controversial Senate hearing in which he had to respond to charges of sexual harassment brought by former colleague Anita Hill (1956-).
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Syllabification: Thom·as, Clarence
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