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splinter group

  • n  a faction or sect that has broken away from its parent organization
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  • Leader of polygamous splinter group dies
    The leader of a polygamous splinter group in Utah has died.
    June 28, 2013 - Provo Daily Herald
  • Irish National Liberation Army disarms
    Shortly before the deadline set by peace process leaders, the republican splinter group the Irish National Liberation army has disarmed.
    June 28, 2013 - Irish Central
  • Utah polygamous church leader dies of a heart attack
    James Dee Harmston, leader of The True and Living Church of Jesus Christ of Saints of The Last Days (TLC) in Manti, died of a heart attack Thursday afternoon. Harmston, 72, founded the polygamous church as a splinter group of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. TLC followers have criticized the LDS Church — which abandoned polygamy in 1890 — for abandoning the teachings of founder ...
    June 28, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune

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