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Definition of sectarian:

  1. One of a sect; a member or adherent of a special school, denomination, or religious or philosophical party; one of a party in religion which has separated itself from established church, or which holds tenets different from those of the prevailing denomination in a state.
  2. Pertaining to a sect, or to sects; peculiar to a sect; bigotedly attached to the tenets and interests of a denomination; as, sectarian principles or prejudices.


bigoted, religion, prejudiced, schismatic, separatist, sectarist, dogmatic, dissenter, nonconformist, separationist, partisan, denominational, dissident, limited, parochial, narrow-minded.

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