town twinning

town twinning
The pairing of towns or cities from geographically distinct areas, in order to foster human contact and cultural links.

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  • Town twinning — is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired, with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. In the European Union, such pairs of towns are known as friendship towns or partner… …   Wikipedia

  • Twinning — (making a twin of) may have the following meanings:* In biology and agriculture, producing two offspring (i.e., twins) at a time, or having a tendency to do so; * City and town twinning; * eTwinning, a collaboration between schools in which two… …   Wikipedia

  • twinning — /ˈtwɪnɪŋ/ (say twining) noun 1. the bearing of twins. 2. coupling; union. 3. the linking of two like entities, as organisations, town, etc., for mutual support. 4. Education the linking of two different groups, resources or school cohorts, as… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Al-Qa'im (town) — Al Qa im ( ar. القائم) is an Iraqi town located nearly 400 km northwest of Baghdad near the Syrian border and situated along the Euphrates River, and located in the Al Anbar Governorate. It has a population of about 250,000 and is the centre of… …   Wikipedia

  • twin town — noun A town paired with another through town twinning. Syn: sister city …   Wiktionary

  • List of Welsh towns twinned with a Breton town — The following table lists the names of Welsh communities which have concluded town twinning agreements with communities in Brittany: See also *Irish and Breton twin townsExternal links* [ breizh/gevellian/gevellian.pdf …   Wikipedia

  • Twin towns and sister cities — Sister City redirects here. For the episode from the television show Parks and Recreation, see Sister City (Parks and Recreation). Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Baden Württemberg, Germany Twin towns and sister cities are two of many… …   Wikipedia

  • Ramapo, New York — Infobox Settlement official name = Ramapo, New York settlement type = Town nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = 250x200px map caption = Rockland County mapsize1 = map caption1 = subdivision type = Country subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • Corsham — Coordinates: 51°26′N 2°11′W / 51.43°N 2.19°W / 51.43; 2.19 …   Wikipedia

  • Reading, Berkshire — Reading   Town Borough   …   Wikipedia

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