Francis of Sales

Francis of Sales
/saylz/; Fr. /sannl/
Saint, 1567-1622, French ecclesiastic and writer on theology: bishop of Geneva 1602-22.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Francis of Sales — Fran′cis of Sales′ [[t]seɪlz[/t]] fr. [[t]sal[/t]] n. big Saint, 1567–1622, French ecclesiastic and writer on theology: bishop of Geneva 1602–22 …   From formal English to slang

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