Self-government meaning

sĕlfgŭvərn-mənt
Political independence; autonomy.
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Self-control.
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Self-government is the rule of a state, community or other group by its members.

An example of self-government is what the colonial people fought for in the American Revolution.

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Government of a group by the action of its own members, as in electing representatives to make its laws.
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Popular or representative government; democracy.
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The governance of a region by its own populace; autonomy.

The radical party agitated for the region to secede from the confederation and establish self-government.

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