river in far E Russia, flowing north into the East Siberian Sea: c. 1,500 mi (2,414 km)
also sp. Ko·lima′
A river of northeast Russia rising in the Kolyma Mountains and flowing about 2,150 km (1,335 mi) generally north and northeast to the East Siberian Sea. Its upper course crosses rich gold fields.
From the Russian Колыма f (Kolymá)