[mey-er-uhl-tee, mair-uhl-]
noun, plural mayoralties.
the office or tenure of a mayor.

1350–1400; mayor + -al1 + -ty2; replacing Middle English mairaltee < Middle French mairalte Unabridged
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mayoralty (ˈmɛərəltɪ)
n , pl -ties
the office or term of office of a mayor
[C14: from Old French mairalté]

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Example sentences
He is at the height of his influence, and possibly bound for the mayoralty.
There is one truly funny and uncontrived street scramble involving three mayoralty campaigns.
The local issues involved in the mayoralty fight brought out a heavy enrollment a year ago.
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