Definition of nonsectarian
: not having a sectarian character : not affiliated with or restricted to a particular religious group
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While cemeteries fought the eviction order, Laurel Hill Cemetery Association established nonsectarian Cypress Lawn in 1892, the Odd Fellows acquired property for Greenlawn in 1903, and the Masons laid a cornerstone for Woodlawn Cemetery in 1904.
There are three teachers in each classroom and an average of 15 students per class, and the school is independent and nonsectarian.
This nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonsectarian public-policy institute, founded by former president Jimmy Carter and wife Rosalynn Carter, brings ideas and resources to those in need with an impressive breadth of collaborative efforts.
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First Known Use of nonsectarian
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Definition of nonsectarian for Students
: not limited to a particular religious group
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