mayoralty


may·or·al·ty

noun \ˈmā-ə-rəl-tē, ˈmer-əl-\

: the time during which a person is mayor

: the job or position of being mayor

Full Definition of MAYORALTY

:  the office or term of office of a mayor

Examples of MAYORALTY

  1. During her mayoralty, the mayor greatly improved the city.
  2. He won the mayoralty in the last two elections.

Origin of MAYORALTY

Middle English mairaltee, from Anglo-French mairalté, from maire
First Known Use: 14th century

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