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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sec·tar·i·an /sɛkˈtɛriən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sec·ta·ri·an a. 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sec·ta·ri·an, n. 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.
 Syn: -- See Heretic.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to or characteristic of a sect or sects;
             "sectarian differences"
      2: belonging to or characteristic of a sect; "a sectarian
         mind"; "the negations of sectarian ideology"- Sidney Hook;
         "sectarian squabbles in psychology" [ant: nonsectarian]
      n : a member of a sect; "most sectarians are intolerant of the
          views of any other sect" [syn: sectary, sectarist]