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Excelsior is a Latin word meaning "ever upward". Though an adjective, it is sometimes used in English as an interjection.

It may refer to:

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Steam vehiclesEdit

Several steam vehicles are named Excelsior;

Science fiction Edit

  • USS Excelsior (NCC-2000), a starship in Star Trek
  • Excelsior class starship, in Star Trek

Motto and catchphrase Edit

  • "Excelsior", the official motto of the state of New York (seen on its seal)

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Sports and games Edit

  • Birmingham Excelsior F.C., a defunct English association football club
  • Excelsior Stadium, the home of Airdrie United F.C. of the Scottish Football League Second Division

Science and technology Edit

  • Wood wool, commonly known as excelsior, a wood sliver material used for packaging, for the pads in evaporative coolers, and for other applications
  • Excelsior Diamond, a famous diamond, once the largest known
  • Fraxinus excelsior, the Linnaean name for the European Ash tree
  • Excelsior Manxman, a motorcycle
  • Excelsior tank, a British experimental heavy assault tank
  • St Croix Excelsior, ultralight aircraft

Other Edit

  • Excelsior (smack), the last surviving fishing smack of the Lowestoft fishing fleet and a member of the National Historic Fleet
  • SS Excelsior (ship), one of several steam-powered ships named Excelsior
  • Excelsior Brass Band, a brass band from New Orleans. It was one of the earliest recognized brass bands on the New Orleans jazz scene
  • Excelsior Editions, a trade imprint of the book publisher SUNY Press
  • XCELSIOR, a transit bus manufactured by New Flyer Industries

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