Definition of Safeway from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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a large group of supermarkets in the US. The Safeway company was founded in 1926 and is based in California. There used to be a branch of the company in the UK but it was sold in 1987 to Argyll Foods. In 2004 Safeway was bought by the British supermarket chain Morrisons; some stores were sold off and others were renamed Morrisons.