- 1 1.1 (AmL) [familiar/colloquial], (trozo de metal) piece of metal le dio con un fierro en la cabeza he hit him over the head with a metal bar 1.2 (AmL) (hierro) iron meter(le) fierro (CS) [familiar/colloquial] to step on it o put one's foot on it [colloquial/familiar], to step on the gas (AmE) [colloquial/familiar]
- 2 (Méx) [familiar/colloquial] (dinero) salí sin un fierro I came out without a penny o (BrE) a bean [colloquial/familiar] no tengo ni un fierro I'm broke [colloquial/familiar]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province.