• WordNet 3.6
    • n mayoralty the position of mayor
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mayoralty The office, or the term of office, of a mayor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mayoralty The office of a mayor, or the period of his service.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Mayoralty the office of a mayor
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In literature:

It was at Brookes's, and in the year of his mayoralty.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 55, No. 344, June, 1844" by Various
During my term of office as Town Clerk two Mayors have died during their year of Mayoralty.
"In the Mayor's Parlour" by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
There were other honors that were greater, but the mayoralty would perhaps prove a stepping-stone to them.
"Luke Walton" by Horatio Alger
But this, though the great event of the Doctor's mayoralty, will not excuse a longer digression.
"Merry-Garden and Other Stories" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
His address on laying down the mayoralty is very characteristic.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 121, November, 1867" by Various
Must he resign his mayoralty and his wealth?
"A Man's Value to Society" by Newell Dwight Hillis
He became a magistrate of Leeds, and was elected to the Mayoralty in 1895.
"A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time" by James Conway Walter
The man I visited was one of the usual type, a man of civic honours, with the aspirations of a mayoralty, I surmised.
"The Sign of Silence" by William Le Queux
The new mayor was John Leman, a member of that body (knighted during his mayoralty).
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
The first blood shed was that of prisoners taken from the mayoralty to the Abbey prison.
"Marie Antoinette and the Downfall of Royalty" by Imbert de Saint-Amand
A similar address was voted by the Court of Mayoralty on July 10th.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 1" by Charles Mackie
Mayoralty of Paris, Marriage at, 73.
"How to be Happy Though Married" by Edward John Hardy
In January, 1861, he was an unsuccessful candidate for the mayoralty.
"The Canadian Portrait Gallery - Volume 3 (of 4)" by John Charles Dent
He ordered her, therefore, to accompany him forthwith to the mayoralty.
"The Wanderer (Volume 5 of 5)" by Fanny Burney
The period of his mayoralty was, by no means, a period of calm repose.
"Dealings with the Dead, Volume I (of 2)" by A Sexton of the Old School
Again, in 1867, Mr. Weston was pressed into service by his party associates in the city, as a mayoralty candidate against Hon.
"Sketches of Successful New Hampshire Men" by Various
The two best then become eligible for the mayoralty, and the twelve next best for the common council.
"Crusoe's Island: A Ramble in the Footsteps of Alexander Selkirk" by John Ross Browne
For several years before his mayoralty he had been Chairman of the Poplar Assessment Committee.
"From Workhouse to Westminster" by George Haw
Good-by; to-morrow at this time Maurice will be married at the Mayoralty, and day after tomorrow in church.
"The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6." by E. Rameur
I'll resign the mayoralty to-day if you will accept it.
"Miss Ravenel's conversion from secession to loyalty" by J. W. de Forest

In news:

Seems like an odd time to be reinventing your mayoralty, with rumors about federal investigations hanging low over the Wilson Building.