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sectarian

adjective
     
Related topics: Religion
sec‧tar‧i‧an
1

sectarian violence/conflict/murder etc

RR violence etc that is related to the strong feelings of people who belong to different religious groups:
people on both sides of the sectarian divide in Northern Ireland
2 American EnglishRR supporting a particular religious group and its beliefs:
a sectarian school
sectarianism noun [uncountable]

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