Word Of The Day: Sectarian

Here's a word that's been popping up a lot lately. You might say it's related to the joy of sects.
sectarian(sek-TAIR-ee-uhn) adjective 1. of or pertaining to sectaries or sects. 2. narrowly confined or devoted to a particular sect. 3. narrowly confined or limited in interest, purpose, scope, etc. noun 4. a member of a sect. 5. a bigoted or narrow-minded adherent of a sect.
Some observers -- most recently, Colin Powell-- feel sectarian violence is boiling over into civil war in Iraq.