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Sainsbury, John James Line breaks: John James Sains|bury
Pronunciation: /ˈseɪnzbəri/

Definition of Sainsbury, John James in English:

( 1844–1928), English grocer. He opened his first grocery store in London in 1869. After his death the business was continued by members of his family, developing into a large supermarket chain.

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