Definition of self-ruling in English:


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(Of a country or region) having the freedom to govern itself or control its own affairs: a self-ruling island
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  • It has been self-ruling since a 2005 peace deal but the former rebels have struggled to create efficient institutions and tackle rampant corruption.
  • Part of the jaw-dropping documentary was filmed in breathtaking Greenland - the largest island in the world, and a self-ruling overseas territory of Denmark.
  • They should coincide with, i.e. cover the same people as, political communities and they should be self-ruling.

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