Linked Cities
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Etymology:// link -one of a series of rings or loops which form a chain," probably from O.N. *hlenkr (cf. O.Swed. lænker "chain, link," Norw. lenke, Dan. lænke), from P.Gmc. *khlankijaz (cf. Ger. lenken "to bend, turn, lead," gelenk "articulation, joint, link," O.E. hlencan (pl.) "armor"), from PIE base *qleng- "to bend."
1: Cities connected because of finance, geography, communications, and geopolitics reasons, having a strong influence on each others.


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Bibliography: Sasskia Sassen "Global Network, linked city" , open source

(monica szawiola, 22/11/07)
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