Meaning of magistracy

mag•is•tra•cy

Pronunciation: (maj'u-stru-sē), [key]
— pl. -cies.
  1. the office or function of a magistrate.
  2. a body of magistrates.
  3. the district under a magistrate.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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