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[wig-tuh n, -toun]
  1. a historic county in SW Scotland.
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Also called Wig·town·shire [wig-tuh n-sheer, -sher, -toun-] /ˈwɪg tənˌʃɪər, -ʃər, -ˌtaʊn-/.
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Examples from the Web for wigtown

Historical Examples

  • Come along, McNeil, we must be back in Wigtown in less than an hour.

    The Mystery of Cloomber

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Early as it was, he was up and about, for the Wigtown peasants are an early rising race.

    The Mystery of Cloomber

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Now, Blednoch sands under Wigtown town were a sight to behold that day.

  • For years he was harassed with having to go to Wigtown every court day.

  • The lad told us that his sister was now confined in the Thieves' Hole at Wigtown.