[ sahy-uh-meez, -mees ]
/ ˌsaɪ əˈmiz, -ˈmis /
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of or relating to Siam, its people, or their language.
the former term for Thai (def. 1).
twin; closely connected; similar.
noun, plural Si·a·mese.
a native of Siam.
former name of Thai (def. 3).
(usually lowercase) a standpipe placed outside a building close to ground level, having two or more openings so that fire engines can pump water to the sprinkler system of the building.
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Words nearby Siamese
sialid, Sialkot, sialoid, Siam, siamang, Siamese, Siamese cat, Siamese fighting fish, Siamese twin, Siamese twins, Sian
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How to use Siamese in a sentence
Liu’s cats, one Siamese cat and two exotic shorthair cats, have been with her for around six years.A Chinese city cited Covid-zero policy to justify euthanizing three Covid-positive cats|Jane Li|September 29, 2021|Quartz
And now the latest character in the saga is Choupette, a 9-month-old Siamese kitten upon whom he fastidiously dotes.7 Facts to Know About Karl Lagerfeld’s Siamese Cat, Choupette|Isabel Wilkinson|June 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This tallies with the description given by Mr. Darwin of the Malayan and also the Siamese cats.Our Cats and All About Them|Harrison Weir
The Siamese of Siam, the kingdom of which Bankok is the capital, form but a fraction of this great stock.
The Siamese appellation is Ming-môn; apparently the native name in a state of composition.
An imperfect Buddhism, and an unappreciated alphabet of Siamese origin, are the chief phenomena of their civilization.
He was the earliest designer of iron steamers in the United States, building the Siamese in 1838.A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine|Robert H. Thurston
British Dictionary definitions for Siamese
/ (ˌsaɪəˈmiːz) /
noun plural -mese
See Siamese cat
characteristic of, relating to, or being a Siamese twin
another word for Thai
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