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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.]


n, pl -ties
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the office or term of office of a mayor
[C14: from Old French mairalté]


(ˈmeɪ ər əl ti, ˈmɛər əl-)

n., pl. -ties.
the office or tenure of a mayor.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"


[ˈmɛərəltɪ] Nalcaldía f


n (= office)Bürgermeisteramt nt, → Amt ntdes Bürgermeisters; during his mayoraltyals er Bürgermeister war …, während seiner Zeit als Bürgermeister
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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.
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.
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.
In throwing her hat in the mayoralty race, Quezon City Vice-Mayor reaffirmed her burning desire to be in the perfect position to enact greater change that would further zoom the city into unprecedented progress.
She joined the mayoralty race in Quezon City in 1988 elections but lost.
There is a real danger that the Tees Valley mayoralty will eventually lead to a latter-day, extended County Borough of Teesside, or Cleveland County.
But a spokesman for Corbyn's campaign said Khan won the mayoralty standing on a Labour platform under Corbyn's leadership and with the backing of a large number of the new members who he had inspired to join the party.
However, he underscored the good coordination between the mayoralty and the water department.
NEWCASTLE has welcomed a new Lord Mayor - in the 800th anniversary year of the mayoralty of the city.