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self–governing

adjective self–gov·ern·ing \-ˈgə-vər-niŋ\

: controlled or ruled by its own members : having self-government

Full Definition of SELF-GOVERNING

:  having control or rule over oneself; specifically :  having self-government :  autonomous

First Known Use of SELF-GOVERNING

1778
SELF-GOVERNING Defined for Kids

self–governing

adjective self–gov·ern·ing \ˈself-ˈgə-vər-niŋ\

Definition of SELF-GOVERNING for Kids

:  being governed by its own members or citizens <a self-governing island>

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