Synonyms of 'self-government'
a campaign for more self-government
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Autonomy is the control or government of a country, organization, or group by itself rather than by others.
They stepped up their demands for local autonomy.
Democracy is a system of government in which people choose their rulers by voting for them in elections.
the spread of democracy in Eastern Europe
If a country has or gains independence, it has its own government and is not ruled by any other country.
the country's first elections since independence in 1962
Thesaurus for self-government from the Collins English Thesaurus
Self-government is government of a country or region by its own people rather than by others.