[wig-tuh n, -toun]
- a historic county in SW Scotland.
Also called Wig·town·shire [wig-tuh n-sheer, -sher, -toun-] /ˈwɪg tənˌʃɪər, -ʃər, -ˌtaʊn-/.
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Barrett mentions a single specimen from Wigtownshire in Scotland.The Moths of the British Isles, Second Series
There are several of about the same height at Galloway House in Wigtownshire.Trees. A Woodland Notebook
Wigtownshire , the most southerly county in Scotland, in the SW.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
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A celebrated witch connected with Wigtownshire was Maggie Osborne.
A realistic account of such an ordeal is preserved in Galloway Gossip (Wigtownshire).
- (until 1975) a county of SW Scotland, now part of Dumfries and Galloway
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