Self-government



[self-guhv-ern-muh nt, -er-muh nt, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈgʌv ərn mənt, -ər mənt, ˈsɛlf-/
noun
1.
control of the government of a state, community, or other body by its own members; democratic government.
2.
the condition of being self-governed.
3.
self-control.
self-government
noun
1.
the government of a country, nation, etc, by its own people
2.
the state of being self-controlled
3.
an archaic term for self-control

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