Define the English word self-rule below. Self-rule is a noun. Examples of how to use self-rule in a sentence are shown. Also define these 2 related words and terms: rule, and self-government.
- Rule of a group of people by their own leaders as opposed to rule imposed by a foreign government or people.
- Britain resumed direct control of North Ireland after just nine weeks of self-rule.
- Only two years ago a group of Uighur dissidents were discovered in Xinjiang, planning a province-wide uprising against Chinese rule. The slogan they were using was, "We want self-rule. We don't want to be dominated."
- Synonym: self-government