- an Alaskan or north Siberian semisubterranean house built of sod or turf.
Origin of barabara
1865–70, Americanism; < dialectal Russian barabóra; further origin uncertain
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Examples from the Web for barabara
He is equally at ease in the barabara and in the palace-like homes of the rich when he visits the large cities of the world.Alaska
They camped in a barabara where white men had slept a few nights before, and heard their own language spoken by native tongues.