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home rule

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhome ruleˌhome ˈrule noun [uncountable]  PTGOVERNMENTthe right of a country or area to have its own government and laws
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home rulePolitically he was a radical, keenly interested in free trade and home rule.If the former, then they have to accept that different unions are possible, devolved, home rule, federal.In Parliament he was a determined opponent of home rule.In 1878, Congress abolished what remained of home rule and took over the District.He was mayor of Belfast in 1885-7 and helped co-ordinate the campaign against the home rule bill.During the home rule crisis in 1885, Harland made secret preparations to withdraw to mainland Britain if the situation became intolerable.
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