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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.
Origin of beauty spot
1650-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • There was a joy in the discovery of that beauty-spot; nothing more delicious of the kind have I ever seen.

    A Leisurely Tour in England James John Hissey
  • This palace of art, and the Albert monument in the park opposite, make the beauty-spot of London.

    Travels in South Kensington Moncure Daniel Conway
  • We asked the name of some beauty-spot to visit, and were told Cintra and shown the road to it.

    Greenmantle John Buchan
  • Many eulogistic statements have been made concerning this beauty-spot, but none have overpraised it.

  • But if righteousness be such a beauty-spot in thine eyes now, how is it that wickedness was so closely stuck to by thee before?

  • The heavy eyebrows were a blemish indeed, but like a beauty-spot emphasized the melting eyes and the peachy skin.

    The Art of Disappearing John Talbot Smith
  • One of these terraces, Monte Allegro, is the beauty-spot of Valparaiso.

    Los Gringos H. A. (Henry Agustus) Wise
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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