Kolyma definition

kə-lēmə, kə-lē-mä
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.
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(place) River in far E Russia, flowing north into the East Siberian Sea: c. 1,500 mi (2,414 km)
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An area in the far north-eastern area of Russia, location of Stalinist death camps in 1930's to 1950's.
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A river in the far north-eastern area of Russia.
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Origin of kolyma

  • From the Russian Колыма f (Kolymá)

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