Definition of Siamese twins in English:
Dated term for conjoined twins.
- Beneficiaries of Taiwan's new computerized lottery include two Siamese twins who made headlines in 1979 when they were successfully separated by a surgical operation.
- Studying them might provide some insight into the survival issues faced by Siamese twins.
- Then we'll go to school on Monday stuck like Siamese twins and then everyone will know about us.
Early 19th century: with reference to the Siamese men Chang and Eng (1811–74), who, despite being joined at the waist, led an active life.
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