- 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 isbas
The cottages are very few and far between—generally a collection of little wood hovels, or "isbas," as they are called.Letters of a Diplomat's Wife
Mary King Waddington
They saw no less than three kinds of houses—first, the “isbas,” built of logs, and not unlike the log-cabins of America.Bruin