Definition of mayoralty noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmeərəlti//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmeɪərəlti//
    (pl. mayoralties) (formal)
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  1. 1the title or position of a mayor
  2. 2the period of time during which a person is a mayor
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French mairalte, from maire, from the Latin adjective major ‘greater’, used as a noun in late Latin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mayoralty