noun al·der·man·ry \ˈȯl-dər-mən-rē\

Definition of aldermanry



  1. 1 :  a kingdom, district, or shire in Anglo-Saxon England

  2. 2a :  a district of an alderman b :  the office or rank of an alderman

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Origin and Etymology of aldermanry

Middle English aldermanrie, from alderman + -rie -ry

First Known Use: 1502

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