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/səˈli ʒən, -ʃən/
Roman Catholic Church
a member of the Society of St. Francis de Sales, a congregation founded in Turin in 1845 and engaged chiefly in missionary and educational work.
of or relating to St. Francis de Sales or the Salesians.
of Sales +
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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of or relating to St Francis of Sales or to the religious orders founded by him or by St John Bosco in his name
a member of a Salesian order, esp a member of the Society of St Francis of Sales founded in Turin by St John Bosco (1854), and dedicated to all types of educational work
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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