self-ruling


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self-ruling

adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) government of or relating to self-rule
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The explosions came days after a vote for self-ruling was approved in Jolo island where a majority of Muslims live.
In his speech, Xi also refused to rule out the use of military force against Taiwan, another persistent element of Chinese behavior toward the self-ruling democracy.
However, closer to home, assuming the present Government honours its election promises re-devolution of power, we may have to deal with immigrants from all points south attempting to cross the Mersey and reach the Promised Land of a fully autonomous, self-ruling Independent Republic of Greater Merseyside.