- International Seabed Authority.
- the traditional log house of rural Russia, with an unheated entrance room and a single living and sleeping room heated by a clay or brick stove.
Origin of izba
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Historical Examples of isba
The whole family is entombed in a dark and filthy "isba" full of flies.Contemporary Russian Novelists
To Mavra there was but little difference between the isba of her father and the workroom of the seignorial mansion.The Little Russian Servant
The orchestra, which had reinforced its musicians by a choir of genuine moujiks, was suspended above the buildings of the Isba.Acrobats and Mountebanks
Hugues Le Roux
I entered my isba; I stood still in the middle of it, and called very low, "Macha, oh Macha!"Russia: Its People and Its Literature
Emilia Pardo Bazán