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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin sectarius +‎ -an

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sectarian (comparative more sectarian, superlative most sectarian)

  1. Of, or relating to a sect.
    We were discussing solutions to the sectarian violence between Sunnis and Shias.
  2. Dogmatic or partisan.
  3. Parochial or narrow-minded.
  4. Bigoted.

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sectarian (plural sectarians)

  1. A member of a sect.
  2. A bigot.

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