noun, plural may·or·al·ties.
- mayor of casterbridge, the,
- mayor of the palace,
- mayor's court,
Origin of mayoralty
Examples from the Web for mayoralty
De Blasio has made universal pre-K the centerpiece of his mayoralty.The Real Reasons New York has the Country’s Most Segregated Schools|Conor P. Williams|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The prize this time is not the Democratic nomination for president but the mayoralty of Los Angeles.Obama Vs. Clinton, the Rematch, in the Los Angeles Race for Mayor|David Freedlander|April 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In 2009, Castro won the mayoralty with 56 percent of the vote.Can Julian Castro, Democrats’ Keynote Speaker, Out-Obama Obama?|Andrew Romano|September 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But as Smith has pointed out, good behavior has never been a prerequisite for the mayoralty.Survey: Anthony Weiner Could Still Be New York Mayor|David A. Graham|June 3, 2011|DAILY BEAST
When Gray decided to go for the mayoralty last March, Fenty was flush with cash and did not expect a challenge.
In her view of things, the sun had set on the glory of mayoralty for ever.Old and New London|Walter Thornbury
Then he put the elder Harrison in the mayoralty chair, and after that he had plain sailing.Twenty Years a Detective in the Wickedest City in the World|Clifton R. Wooldridge
He resigned his aldermanry in 1502, on the pretext of poverty, apparently in order to avoid the expense of mayoralty.
He is chosen from among the Aldermen, is justice of the quorum during his mayoralty, and afterwards justice of the peace for life.The Norwich Directory |Thomas Peck
The mayoralty was blamed for having, in 1820, planted poplars along the banks of the moat to shade the promenade.Beatrix|Honore de Balzac
noun plural -ties
Word Origin for mayoralty
late 14c., mairaltee "office of a mayor" (mid-15c. as "tenure of a mayor"), from Middle French mairalté, from maire (see mayor) + -alte, as in principalte, reformed in English as -alty.