- homeland, mother country, fatherland luchar/morir por la patria to fight/die for one's country ¡viva la patria! God save Colombia ( o Spain etc)! hacer patria to fly the flag (for one's country) y para hacer patria lo único que bebemos es vino español [humorous/humorístico] we do our bit for our country by only drinking Spanish wine [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.