Examples of home rule in a Sentence
The citizens petitioned for home rule.
Recent Examples of home rule from the Web
An area with very independent people who are very set on home rule.
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy responded by taking an equally symbolic step towards revoking home rule for the region, but framed it as a request for more information from Barcelona.
The suit was dismissed and Thursday the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed, saying Chicago's ordinance was neither an over-reach of home rule power nor a violation of the Commerce Clause.
Additionally, the state of Illinois in June imposed a 2 percent tax on municipalities for collecting home rule sales taxes.
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Definition of home rule for English Language Learners
: government of a place (such as a country or territory) by the people who live there instead of by another country
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