Definition of mayoralty
: the office or term of office of a mayor
Examples of mayoralty in a Sentence
During her mayoralty, the mayor greatly improved the city.
He won the mayoralty in the last two elections.
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In Mississippi, where Sanders led a rally of labor unions this spring, left-wing candidate Chokwe Lumumba won the mayoralty of Jackson, and a Sanders supporter won a city council seat in suburban Meridian.
But, in the 2014 municipal elections, the Party clinched eleven mayoralties, seven of them in PACA.
The contests for seats on district councils in Scotland, Wales and parts of England, as well as a handful of new city mayoralties, could point to a big win for Mrs. May in a nationwide...
Mr. Renzi has already seen the populist Five Star Movement win the mayoralty in Rome, Italy’s capital, and in Turin.
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Origin and Etymology of mayoralty
Middle English mairaltee, from Anglo-French mairalté, from maire
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
MAYORALTY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mayoralty for English Language Learners
: the time during which a person is mayor
: the job or position of being mayor
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