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beauty spot

a tiny, molelike patch worn, usually on the face, as to set off the fairness of the skin.
a mole or other dark mark on the skin.
a place of exceptional scenic or architectural beauty:
Montserrat is the beauty spot of the islands.
Also called beauty mark (for defs 1, 2)
Origin of beauty spot
First recorded in 1650-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • But the beauty spot in all this loveliness is right in the centre—a rose-garden.

    From a Terrace in Prague Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker
  • The Gaelic Diarmid had similarly a beauty spot on his forehead.

    Indian Myth and Legend Donald Alexander Mackenzie
  • A door leads into the conservatory, which is always a beauty spot.

    Dorothy's Tour Evelyn Raymond
  • I think Tom—I mean Mr. Parsons—looks quite artistic with that beauty spot.

    A Quarter-Back's Pluck Lester Chadwick
  • It is, indeed, difficult to avoid the use of extravagant language in the attempt to describe this beauty spot of Nature.

    Across the Equator Thomas H. Reid
  • Sometimes we went to the seaside, or made an excursion to some beauty spot in Normandy.

    My Memoirs Marguerite Steinheil
  • The beauty spot on her hand, just by her little finger, had grown larger, and was as black as though mortification had set in.

    Rene Mauperin

    Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
  • The latter had what is called a Ball seirce, or beauty spot, which no woman could resist.

  • With a gleam beneath a dancing ray of sunlight, with a beauty spot of white foam here and there.

    Menotah Ernest G. Henham
  • I don't suppose he remembers there's such a beauty spot as this where we're sitting now, even if he ever saw it.

    A Fortunate Term

    Angela Brazil
British Dictionary definitions for beauty spot

beauty spot

a place of outstanding beauty
a small dark-coloured patch or spot worn on a lady's face as an adornment or as a foil to her complexion
a mole or other similar natural mark on the skin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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