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From Greek autonomos auto- auto- nomos law nem- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
See autonomy and -ous.
The ancient Mexican tribe was composed of twenty autonomous kins.
Each tribe under its chief was autonomous.
Philadelphus, and began to recover itself as an autonomous municipality.
None of the groups became fully autonomous of the project.
Conference between sister churches for counsel is provided for; so that, while autonomous, they do not live as isolated units.
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