Aberdeen, perched on the North Sea, offers a perfect example of the schism between the top and bottom earners.
This sort of schism is evident in the early reviews from Cannes.
Unlike in 2008, this election has showcased a schism between Randians and everyone else within the GOP.
late 14c., scisme, "dissention within the church," from Old French scisme, cisme "a cleft, split" (12c.), from Church Latin schisma, from Greek skhisma (genitive skhismatos) "division, cleft," in New Testament applied metaphorically to divisions in the Church (e.g. I Cor. xii.25), from stem of skhizein "to split" (see shed (v.)). Spelling restored 16c., but pronunciation unchanged. Often in reference to the Great Schism (1378-1417) in the Western Church.
a separation, an alienation causing divisions among Christians, who ought to be united (1 Cor. 12:25).