noun may·or·al·ty \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.


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


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