John o'Groat's House

[uh-grohts]

noun

the northern tip of Scotland, near Duncansby Head, NE Caithness, traditionally thought of as the northernmost point of Britain: from Land's End to John o'Groat's House.

Also called John o'Groat's.
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British Dictionary definitions for john o'groats

John o'Groats

noun

a village at the northeasternmost tip of the Scottish mainland: considered to be the northernmost point of the mainland of Great Britain although Dunnet Head, slightly to the west, lies further northSee also Land's End
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