Definition of self-governed in English:

self-governed

adjective

  • See self-government

    • ‘His conscious decision to leave behind his family ties, which also implies a deliberate distancing from his Southern heritage, makes him apt to develop a self-governed identity and to acquire legacies which are chosen, not given.’
    • ‘The original government structure was composed of a self-governed assembly known as the Arengo, which consisted of the heads of each family.’
    • ‘The Irish industry is entirely self-governed but there are government proposals to introduce legislation for the industry.’
    • ‘Mount Athos is a self-governed part of the Greek state subject to that country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs politically, and to the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople in regards to religion.’
    • ‘The campaign aims to hand over some level of authority to local administrative bodies, for example, small towns that are not self-governed municipalities.’