Definition of John o'Groats in English:

John o'Groats

proper noun

  • A village at the extreme NE point of the Scottish mainland.

Origin

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.

Pronunciation:

John o'Groats

/əˈɡrəʊts/