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- another term for self-government
- ‘They insist on this to protect their self-rule in three northern provinces.’
- ‘They want independence, or at least self-rule, and they almost got it after 1996.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘The Statute of Autonomy fell short of the self-rule that Basque nationalism demanded.’
- ‘At various times in the twentieth century, they have also tried to attain autonomy or self-rule.’
- ‘It began to conduct major political campaigns for self-rule and independence.’
- ‘Panama, though, seldom had the freedom of self-rule.’
- ‘The country was not any closer to even a semblance of self-rule.’
- ‘Americans, on the other hand, believe that democracy requires self-rule.’
- ‘If it does not include a strong component of local self-rule, it should.’
- ‘A number of very different cultures have shown themselves capable of self-rule.’
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