I got my hands on a 1903 birth certificate from Managua, Nicaragua. I speak Spanish (as a non-native), but have issues to decipher one word shown below. I can read ... de Granada.

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The whole record for context can be downloaded here, see the (second) column for Josefa Dolores Balladares.

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I believe the word is oriunda, meaning native to Granada. The dot on the i has strayed forward a little and the minims are difficult to differentiate. The word also appears in the entry above and is somewhat more clear there.

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