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noun as in autonomy

noun as in home rule

noun as in independence

noun as in self-determination

noun as in self-reliance

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Example Sentences

The PKK has been fighting for Kurdish self-rule in southeastern Turkey since 1984 in a war that has cost more than 40,000 lives.

Like many self-rule foes, Hussein dismisses plans for a regional government as a PYD bid to establish a political monopoly.

All they ask for is Turkish suzerainty over Arabia which would guarantee complete self-rule for the Arabs.

He had a profound sense of justice, a love of liberty, and an unfaltering belief in the capacity of the human race for self-rule.

Born to obey, he lived in contented submission, without the wish or the capacity for self-rule.

They are the supposed defenders of the greatest privilege given to the American citizen;—that of self rule.

I am individually working for the self-rule pictured therein.


On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-rule, such as: freedom, self-determination, self-government, sovereignty, and liberty.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.