from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The office of a mayor.
- n. The term of office of a mayor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The office (or term of office) of a mayor.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The office, or the term of office, of a mayor.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The office of a mayor, or the period of his service.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the position of mayor
Middle English mairalte, from Anglo-Norman, from Old French maire, mayor; see mayor.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)