sister city


: one of two cities or towns in different areas that have a special relationship and are usually similar in some way
A choir from our sister city in France is performing here next week.

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Recent Examples on the Web More:Temperatures dip just in time for first day of spring Nain Rouge Festival in Windsor For the second consecutive year, Detroit's sister city of Windsor will host a Canadian version of the Nain Rouge Festival on Saturday night. Detroit Free Press, 20 Mar. 2024 In sister city agreements, China has required some U.S. cities to agree with Beijing’s one-China principle that Taiwan is part of China. Cate Cadell, Washington Post, 30 Jan. 2024 Former Mayor Jim Brainard signed the sister city agreement in November during a 10-day tour of China. Jake Allen, The Indianapolis Star, 30 Jan. 2024 The mailers criticize Sandoval, District 2 Councilmember Sergio Jimenez’s chief of staff, for accompanying him to San Jose’s sister city in Japan. Letters To The Editor, The Mercury News, 14 Feb. 2023 Hildale, Utah, is pictured sitting at the base of Red Rock Cliff mountains, with its sister city, Colorado City, Ariz., in the foreground on Dec. 16, 2014. CBS News, 20 Mar. 2024 Other late-adds that were removed from Senate Bill 256 because of that rule include language addressing the Medicaid shortfall and resulting cuts impacting families caring for children with medically complex conditions; and language banning sister city deals with U.S. adversaries like China. Kayla Dwyer, The Indianapolis Star, 8 Mar. 2024 Where to Go: Rather than visiting Madrid, why not consider its sister city? Wendy Altschuler, Forbes, 21 Feb. 2024 Chinese architectural motifs still decorate shops and an archway celebrating the relationship between D.C. and its sister city of Beijing looms over H Street, but few Chinese immigrants live there. Marisa Iati, Washington Post, 9 Feb. 2024

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“Sister city.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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