mayoralty

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Etymology[edit]

Middle English mairaltee, from Middle French mairalté.

Noun[edit]

mayoralty ‎(plural mayoralties)

  1. The office (or term of office) of a mayor.
    • 2009 February 16, Simon Romero, “Chávez Decisively Wins Bid to End Term Limits”, in New York Times[1]:
      The results, coming after voters had rejected a similar effort by Mr. Chávez just 15 months ago, pointed to his resilience after a decade in power, as well as to the fragmentation of his opposition, which as recently as November had won key mayoralties and governorships.

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