Definitions for "ISO 8859"
ISO standard for 8-bit single-byte coded graphic character sets for information processing. Multipart standard, each part specifying a Latin alphabet covering several Languages or a combination of Latin with Arabic, Greek, Hebrew or Cyrillic
a family of 8-bit code sets for characters covering many alphabetic scripts. The most commonly used set is ISO 8859-1 (Latin 1), which includes characters for Western European languages.
A character set defined by international standards that includes accented letters and symbols.