a historic county in SW Scotland.
- Also called Wig·town·shire [wig-tuhn-sheer, -sher, -toun-]. /ˈwɪg tənˌʃɪər, -ʃər, -ˌtaʊn-/.
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How to use Wigtown in a sentence
The coast-line of the three counties of Dumfries, Kirkcudbright, and Wigtown forms the northern shore.
A good story is told by Mr. Fraser of the last man hanged at Wigtown.Bygone Punishments | William Andrews
A light breeze was blowing when the Rowan ran into a confused tide eddy in the mouth of Wigtown Bay.Johnstone of the Border | Harold Bindloss
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