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 (mā′ər-əl-tē, mâr′əl-)
n. pl. may·or·al·ties
1. The office of a mayor.
2. The term of office of a mayor.

[Middle English mairalte, from Anglo-Norman, from Old French maire, mayor; see mayor.]
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n, pl -ties
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the office or term of office of a mayor
[C14: from Old French mairalté]
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(ˈmeɪ ər əl ti, ˈmɛər əl-)

n., pl. -ties.
the office or tenure of a mayor.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French]
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Noun1.mayoralty - the position of mayormayoralty - the position of mayor    
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
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[ˈmɛərəltɪ] Nalcaldía f
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n (= office)Bürgermeisteramt nt, → Amt ntdes Bürgermeisters; during his mayoraltyals er Bürgermeister war …, während seiner Zeit als Bürgermeister
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References in classic literature ?
Sir William Lucas had been formerly in trade in Meryton, where he had made a tolerable fortune, and risen to the honour of knighthood by an address to the king during his mayoralty. The distinction had perhaps been felt too strongly.
When asked to run for the mayoralty Saturday night, he was risking defeat, but Sunday morning found him a made man and his success assured.
Villefort retired to his study, and d'Avrigny left to summon the doctor of the mayoralty, whose office it is to examine bodies after decease, and who is expressly named "the doctor of the dead." M.
'I never was brought afore him,' said Durdles, with anything but the look of a loyal subject of the mayoralty, 'and it'll be time enough for me to Honour him when I am.
The old republican, smothered with masses, who for fifteen years had played that comedy to satisfy his vendetta, himself threw down with his own hand the white flag of the mayoralty to the applause of the multitude.
The mayoralty will start in the coming period to implement a new project for a tunnel under the intersection of Prince Muhammad bin Fahd with Imam Ali Road.
"It will be the biggest tourist resort in Baghdad," the Mayoralty said in a release received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
BAGHDAD / NINA / - Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohammed Al-Halbousi discussed with the Mayor of Baghdad the Dhikra of Alloush the reality of service and the need to provide the necessary financial allocations to the mayoralty. The meeting also discussed , according to a statement of the office of Al-Halbousi , the reality of service in the capital Baghdad and plans to develop them, and the most prominent projects stalled and ongoing and new, and ways to support the investment companies sober to implement strategic projects in the capital.
BACOLOD CITY - A defeated mayoralty candidate in La Castellana, Negros Occidental filed a petition for a recount before the Regional Trial Court (RTC) in La Carlota City, barely two weeks after the May 13 polls.
[Re: Mind the expectation gap, Sadiq Khan is a disappointment to London] Three years into his mayoralty, Sadiq Khan is a mayor who is utterly committed to delivering change for London and standing up for our values, in the face of a chaotic Tory government that is making life harder for Londoners.
on Tuesday, Vice Mayor Victor Perete of Daraga, Albay, leads the mayoralty race with 20,769 votes, data from the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting-Inquirer Transparency Server showed.