Origin of self-governed
Examples from the Web for self-governing
But as a self-governing commonwealth, the Marianas were exempt from U.S. labor standards and even immigration laws.
To talk of a self-governing church, is just as absurd as to talk of a self-governing ship, or a self-governing family.Paris and the Parisians in 1835 (Vol. 1 of 2)|Frances Milton Trollope
Most of the British self-governing colonies are to-day great States, well able to defend themselves from overseas attack.The Crime Against Europe|Roger Casement
No culture, no art seems so noble as this far-off spectacle of a self-governing people.Malbone|Thomas Wentworth Higginson
He has made us thus elastic and self-governing that we may not be cast down.Joy in Service; Forgetting, and Pressing Onward; Until the Day Dawn|George Tybout Purves
You are morally autonomous; exercise your power; be a free, self-governing citizen.Outlines of Educational Doctrine|John Frederick Herbart