Definition of sectarian:
- 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.
- 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.
- enemy (part of speech: noun)
- zealot (part of speech: noun)
- sectarian (part of speech: adjective)
- "Contemporary Russian Novelists", Serge Persky.
Baldwin had himself previously introduced a bill of a similar character as a compromise, but it had failed to meet with any support, and when he came into office he saw that he must go much further and establish a non- sectarian university if he expected to carry any measure on the subject in the legislature.- "Lord Elgin", John George Bourinot.
- "Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch", Charles Eliot.