Examples from the Web for sectarian
After the Iranian Revolution, discrimination took on a sectarian flavor.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sectarian strife now empowers the civil wars in Syria, Iraq and Yemen and Al Qaedaism flourishes in the chaos.Why’s Al Qaeda So Strong? Washington Has (Literally) No idea|Bruce Riedel|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It allows Maliki to obscure his own corruption and the role his sectarian policies played in fomenting the crisis.
This would seem disastrous in the give-and-take of politics but it is in keeping with sectarian religious doctrine.The Tea Party Isn’t a Political Movement, It’s a Religious One|Jack Schwartz|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sectarian violence (between Muslims and Christians) killed hundreds in 2010.Teju Cole’s Keen Eye Spares No One—Himself Included|Benjamin Lytal|July 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Harmony is not possible at present on that ground—on any sectarian ground.
They were as subject to deception and trickery, and as full of political and sectarian rancor as partisans in these times.
As outside Socialists often declared, it was evident that the blood of a dictator flowed in that sectarian's veins.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete|Emile Zola
The evils attendant upon subsidizing any form of sectarian institution, whatever its social services, are too great to be ignored.Exempting the Churches|James F. Morton. Jr.
In order to make progress toward this goal, the Iraqi government must stop the sectarian violence in its capital.State of the Union Addresses of George W. Bush|George W. Bush
British Dictionary definitions for sectarian
Word Origin and History for sectarian
1640s, originally applied by Presbyterians to Independents, from Medieval Latin sectarius, from secta (see sect).