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Siamese twins

noun [plural] uk   /ˌsaɪ.ə.miːzˈtwɪnz/ old-fashioned us  
conjoined twins (= two people with the same mother who were born at the same time, with some part of their bodies joined together)
Translations of “Siamese twins”
in Chinese (Traditional) 連體嬰, 暹羅雙胞胎…
in Chinese (Simplified) 连体双胎, 西亚米斯连胎…
(Definition of Siamese twins from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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