- a sofa composed of several independent sections that can be arranged individually or in various combinations.
Origin of sectional
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Examples from the Web for sectional
The sectional element has happily been eliminated from the tariff discussion.
On the other hand, our writing is rich in local sentiment and sectional loyalty.The American Mind
It's a national problem now, instead of a sectional problem.Negro Migration during the War
Emmett J. Scott
What we want most is sectional treatises on single subjects.My New Curate
Sectional interests were (p. 123) getting to be more considered than national.John Quincy Adams
John. T. Morse
- composed of several sections
- of or relating to a section
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Word Origin and History for sectional
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