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mayoralty (n.)

late 14c., mairaltee "office of a mayor" (mid-15c. as "tenure of a mayor"), from Old French mairalté, from maire (see mayor) + -alte, as in principalte, reformed in English as -alty (see -ality).

updated on December 09, 2018

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Definitions of mayoralty from WordNet

mayoralty (n.)
the position of mayor;
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