John o'Groats

/dʒɒn əˈgroʊts/ (say jon uh'grohts)

noun
1. a location at the northern tip of Scotland; popularly called the northernmost point of the mainland, but, in fact, Dunnet Head to its west is more northerly.
phrase
2. from Land's End to John o'Groats, throughout the whole of Great Britain.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • John o’ Groats — Koordinaten 58° 38′ N, 3°  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John o' Groats — (Taigh Iain Ghròt en gaélico escocés) es un pueblo situado en el extremo norte de la región tierras altas escocesas, y se considera popularmente el punto más septentrional de la isla de Gran Bretaña. Sin embargo, esta distinción corresponde… …   Wikipedia Español

  • John o'Groats — 7 [ˌdʒɒn əˈɡrəʊts] [ˌdʒɑːn əˈɡroʊts] noun a village in Scotland that is further north than any other place on the island of Great Britain compare ↑Land s End   Word Origin: [John o Groats …   Useful english dictionary

  • John O' Groats — a place in northeast Scotland, which people think of as the most northern part of the UK, although in fact it is not. It is used especially in the phrase from Land s End to John O Groats , which means right across the UK …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • John O' Groats — John O’ Groats UK [ˌdʒɒn ə ˈɡrəʊts] US [ˌdʒɑn ə ˈɡroʊts] a place in north east Scotland that people often think of as the furthest place you can travel to in the north of the UK http://www.macmillandictionary.com/med2cd/weblinks/john ogroats.htm… …   Useful english dictionary

  • John o' Groats — Infobox UK place official name= John o Groats gaelic name= Taigh Iain Ghròt country= Scotland population= 300 os grid reference= ND380734 latitude= 58.64 longitude= 3.07 post town= WICK postcode area= KW postcode district= KW1 dial code= 01955… …   Wikipedia

  • John O'Groats — Hafen und Hotel von John o’ Groats John o’ Groats ist ein Ort in der Grafschaft Caithness an der Nordostspitze Schottlands (heute Teil der Region Highland). Streng genommen ist er nicht der nördlichste Punkt der britischen Hauptinsel (dieser ist… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John o' Groats — Hafen und Hotel von John o’ Groats John o’ Groats ist ein Ort in der Grafschaft Caithness an der Nordostspitze Schottlands (heute Teil der Region Highland). Streng genommen ist er nicht der nördlichste Punkt der britischen Hauptinsel (dieser ist… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John o' Groats — 58° 38′ N 3° 04′ W / 58.64, 3.07 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • John o'Groats — ▪ Scotland, United Kingdom       village near Dunnet Head, the northernmost point of mainland Great Britain in the Highland council area, historic county of Caithness, Scotland. The scattered village is the site of a house, now only a mound,… …   Universalium

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