English version

sectarian in Religion topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsectariansec‧tar‧i‧an /sekˈteəriən $ -ˈter-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 sectarian violence/conflict/murder etc2 American EnglishRR supporting a particular religious group and its beliefs 🔊 a sectarian schoolsectarianism noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
sectarianIn return, there has been a growing incidence of sectarian attacks from the loyalist paramilitaries.By Thursday, an embittered and outraged Northern Ireland seemed headed again toward sectarian combat.In future the only option is partisan struggle, Nizan was not simply playing the role of orthodox sectarian militant.Church leaders hold crisis talks on wave of sectarian murders - see page 6.They may reduce the risk of attack, but they can not prevent random sectarian murders.Each suspected the other of seeking a sectarian platform, and each perpetually undermined the other.He knew, as we all know, that educating children in sectarian schools divides the community.Tyrone on Aug. 5 and in Lisburn on Aug. 24, were also believed to be victims of the sectarian violence.