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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A mole or birthmark. Also called beauty mark.
  • n. A small black mark penciled or glued on a woman's face or shoulders to accentuate the fairness of her skin or to conceal a blemish. Also called beauty mark, patch1.
  • n. A location noted for its beauty.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A birthmark, especially on a woman.
  • n. A place noted for its natural beauty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a patch or spot placed on the face with intent to heighten beauty by contrast.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A patch or spot placed on the face to heighten beauty, as formerly practised by women; hence, something that heightens beauty by contrast; a foil.
  • n. An especially beautiful feature or thing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a spot that is worn on a lady's face for adornment

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