Medveditsa (mĭdvĕˈdyĭtsə) [key], river, c.430 mi (690 km) long, SE European Russia. It rises NW of Volsk, flows roughly parallel to the Volga past Petrovsk, and empties into the Don River near Serafimovich.
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