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mind's eye

noun
1.
the hypothetical site of visual recollection or imagination:
In her mind's eye she saw the city as it had been in Caesar's time.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English
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British Dictionary definitions for mind-eye

mind's eye

noun
1.
the visual memory or the imagination
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