Definition of John o'Groats in English:

Share this entry

John o'Groats

Pronunciation: /əˈɡrəʊts/
A village at the extreme NE point of the Scottish mainland.


Said to be named after John de Groat and his two brothers, who came from Holland with a royal letter of protection and built a house on the site in the 16th century.

Words that rhyme with John o'Groats

Coats, Oates

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: John o'Groats

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.