self-government in local matters by a city, province, state, colony, or the like.
self-government, esp in domestic affairs
(US, government) the partial autonomy of cities and (in some states) counties, under which they manage their own affairs, with their own charters, etc, within the limits set by the state constitution and laws
the partial autonomy sometimes granted to a national minority or a colony
self-government for Ireland: the goal of the Irish Nationalists from about 1870 to 1920
1860, originally in reference to Ireland, from home (n.) + rule (n.).
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noun 1. an advocate of home rule.
noun 1. Baseball. a hit that enables a batter, without the aid of a fielding error, to score a run by making a nonstop circuit of the bases. 2. a complete or unqualified success: trying to hit a home run at the box office. noun 1. (baseball) a hit that enables the batter to run […]
[hohm] /hoʊm/ noun 1. a house, apartment, or other shelter that is the usual residence of a person, family, or household. 2. the place in which one’s domestic affections are centered. 3. an institution for the homeless, sick, etc.: a nursing home. 4. the dwelling place or retreat of an animal. 5. the place or […]