Definition of mairie in English:

mairie

noun

  • In France: a town hall; a public building housing the municipal offices of a town or arrondissement and often also serving as the official residence of the mayor.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From French mairie district over which a mayor has jurisdiction, town hall from maire + -ie.

Pronunciation

mairie

/ˈmɛːˌriː/