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 (mā′ər, mâr)
The head of government of a city, town, borough, or municipal corporation.

[Middle English maire, from Old French, from Medieval Latin māior, from Latin, greater, superior; see meg- in Indo-European roots.]

may′or·al (mā′ər-əl, mā-ôr′əl) adj.
may′or·ship′ n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mayoral - of or relating to a mayor or the office of mayormayoral - of or relating to a mayor or the office of mayor; "mayoral elections"


[ˈmɛərəl] ADJ [candidate, election] → para alcalde, para la alcaldía


adjdes Bürgermeisters
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