Definitions

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  • noun archaic The mayor's office.

Etymologies

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From French mairie

Examples

  • The next day, at 1 o'clock, a pompous bill was stuck up at the town-hall and at the mayory of the 4th. arrondissement, announcing that the treasure of Notre-Dame had all just been restored.

    The Insurrection in Paris

  • At dawn the colonel, established in the mayory, from whence its foolish occupant had fled, sent for Speed and me, and when we reported he drew from his heavy dolman our commissions, restoring us to rank and pay in the regiment _de marche_ which he commanded.

    The Maids of Paradise

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