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 (sə-lē′zhən, -shən)
A member of the Salesians of Don Bosco, a Roman Catholic congregation founded in Turin in 1859 and dedicated chiefly to education and missionary work.
Of or relating to the Salesians.

[After Saint Francis de Sales (1567-1622), Savoyard prelate and bishop of Geneva.]


(səˈliːzjən; -ʒjən)
(Roman Catholic Church) of or relating to St Francis of Sales or to the religious orders founded by him or by St John Bosco in his name. See also Visitation2
(Education) 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
[C19: from Sales]
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The organic wine, made at the Cremisan winery in Beit Jala, a suburb of Bethlehem, by the Roman Catholic order the Salesians of Don Bosco, has been refused permission to pass the Hebron checkpoint into Israel.
The wine is made by a Roman Catholic religious order, the Salesians of Don Bosco, at the Cremisan winery in Beit Jala, a suburb of Bethlehem.