Another term for self-government (sense 1).
- They insist on this to protect their self-rule in three northern provinces.
- The Statute of Autonomy fell short of the self-rule that Basque nationalism demanded.
- It is far more accurate to say that what success we have seen of democratic self-rule in the ex-colonies has come about, not because of colonialism, but in spite of it.
For editors and proofreaders
Definition of self-rule in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.