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Siamese twinsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˌsaɪ.ə.miːzˈtwɪnz/ old-fashioned
conjoined twins (= two ​people with the same ​mother who were ​born at the same ​time, with some ​part of ​theirbodiesjoined together)
(Definition of Siamese twins from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 连体双胎, 西亚米斯连胎…
in Chinese (Traditional) 連體嬰, 暹羅雙胞胎…
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