Exercising control or rule over oneself or itself.
Having the right or power of self-government; autonomous.
Self-governing Sentence Examples
The Annamese village is self-governing.
None of the French possessions is self-governing in the manner of the chief British colonies.
In his home policy Pericles carried out more fully Ephialtes' project of making the Athenian people truly self-governing.
The Fair Trade Labeling Organization (FLO) is self-governing with strict member criteria.Products can be part of the Fair Trade Federation yet not be part of the fair trade certification labeling process.
Thus grew up a number of municipalities - practically self-governing republics - semiindependent feudatories in the feudal state.