twin town


noun

British a town that has civic associations, such as reciprocal visits and cultural exchanges, with a foreign town, usually of similar size and sometimes with other similarities, as in commercial activities

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Example sentences from the Web for twin town

  • Not very far above the bridge the river bifurcates, the two branches being east and west to match the twin-town.

    Cornwall|G. E. Mitton