Meaning of “Siamese twins” in the English Dictionary

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"Siamese twins" in British English

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Siamese twinsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˌsaɪ.ə.miːz ˈtwɪnz/ us /ˌsaɪ.ə.miːz ˈtwɪnz/ old-fashioned

conjoined twins (= two people with the same mother who were born at the same time, with some part of their bodies joined together)

(Definition of “Siamese twins” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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