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The Collaborative International Dictionary

Mayorship \May"or*ship\, n. The office of a mayor.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

late 15c., from mayor + -ship.


n. The position or role of a mayor.

Usage examples of "mayorship".

One of these was Quantou, a prominent businessman now favored by the polls in his bid for mayorship of Jensi City, and a strong advocate of law and order.

Citizen Mottu, who was turned out of his mayorship about a fortnight ago because he refused to allow any child to attend a place of worship except with his own consent.