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

Nearby words

  1. twin falls,
  2. twin killing,
  3. twin paradox,
  4. twin peaks,
  5. twin room,
  6. twin-engine,
  7. twin-lens camera,
  8. twin-lens reflex,
  9. twin-lens reflex camera,
  10. twin-screw

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Examples 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