Definition of autonomy:
- The power or right of self- government; self- government, or political independence, of a city or a state.
- The sovereignty of reason in the sphere of morals; or man's power, as possessed of reason, to give law to himself. In this, according to Kant, consist the true nature and only possible proof of liberty.
self-reliance, liberty, independence, free, dependence, impropriety, freedom, familiarity, self-direction, self-sufficiency, self-government, sovereignty, independence, indecorum, sovereignty, freedom, independency, shore leave.
The result has been that the population has been happy except where civil war brought misery; that subject nations have been allowed autonomy; and that foreign nations have had no need to fear China, in spite of its immense population and resources.- "The Problem of China", Bertrand Russell.
- "Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie", Andrew Carnegie.
- "Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights", Kelly Miller.