[ kuh-lee-muh; Russian kuh-li-mah ]
/ kəˈli mə; Russian kə lɪˈmɑ /
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a river in the NE Russian Federation in Asia, flowing NE to the Arctic Ocean. 1,000 miles (1,610 km) long.
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Words nearby Kolyma
koloa, Kolomna, Kolozsvár, Kolpino, Kolwezi, Kolyma, Kolyma Mountains, Kolyma Range, Komandorski Islands, Komati, komatik
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How to use Kolyma in a sentence
The same remark applies to a population as far east as the Kolyma, the Jukahiri.The Ethnology of Europe|Robert Gordon Latham
In the season of 1740 he continued his voyage to beyond the Kolyma, wintering at Nizhni Kolymsk.
At Kolymsk, on the Kolyma river, the authorities require every man to catch one-tenth more than enough for his own use.
In 1814 the small pox raged in one of the tribes living on the Kolyma river, and the deaths from it were numerous.
Laptev now turned and sought for winter quarters on the Kolyma.The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II|A.E. Nordenskieold
British Dictionary definitions for Kolyma
/ (Russian kəliˈma) /
a river in NE Russia, rising in the Kolyma Mountains north of the Sea of Okhotsk and flowing generally north to the East Siberian Sea. Length: 2600 km (1615 miles)
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