Sa•le•sianPronunciation: (su-lē'zhun, -shun), [key] Rom. Cath. Ch.
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 pertaining to St. Francis de Sales or the Salesians.
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