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Definition of sectarian adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

sectarian

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//sɛkˈtɛriən//
 
[usually before noun] (often disapproving)
 
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connected with the differences that exist between groups of people who have different religious views sectarian attacks/violence attempts to break down the sectarian divide in Northern Ireland opposite nonsectarian
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