Definitions

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  • noun The tenure of a mayor.

Etymologies

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mayor +‎ -dom

Examples

  • Mayor Daley, in his twenty-two distinguished years of mayordom, ushered in a wide range of delightful changes - a park with a giant kidney bean made of metal why?

    Changes for Chicago with Mayor Rahm Emanuel

  • But each has come to realize, as Fiorello La Guardia -- the patron saint of mayordom -- did: there's no such thing as a Democratic or Republican way to collect the trash.

    City Slickers

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