Definition of Excelsior. Meaning of Excelsior. Synonyms of Excelsior

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Definition of Excelsior

Excelsior
Excelsior Ex*cel"si*or, a. [L., compar. of excelsus elevated, lofty, p. p. of excellere. See Excel, v. t.] More lofty; still higher; ever upward.
Excelsior
Excelsior Ex*cel"si*or, n. A kind of stuffing for upholstered furniture, mattresses, etc., in which curled shreds of wood are substituted for curled hair.

Meaning of Excelsior from wikipedia

- Excelsior, a Latin comparative word often translated as "ever upward" or "even higher", may refer to: "Excelsior" (Longfellow), an 1841 poem by Henry Wadsworth...
- ****ociation Sportive de l'Excelsior is an ****ociation football club from Saint-Joseph, Réunion Island.[citation needed] The club plays their home matches...
- The Excelsior (Chinese: 怡東酒店) was a four-star hotel located at 281 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island, in Hong Kong. It was owned and operated...
- Excélsior is a daily newspaper in Mexico City. It is the second oldest paper in the city after El Universal, printing its first issue on March 18, 1917...
- Excelsior Rotterdam is a professional football club based in Rotterdam, Netherlands. It was founded on 23 July 1902 and was formerly known as "Rotterdamse...
- Fraxinus excelsior, known as the ash, or European ash or common ash to distinguish it from other types of ash, is a flowering plant species in the olive...
- Excelsior Geyser Crater, formerly known as Excelsior Geyser, is a dormant fountain-type geyser in the Midway Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park...
- Excelsior College is a private online university in Albany, New York. It offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and comprises three schools: the School...
- Project Excelsior was a series of parachute jumps made by Joseph Kittinger of the United States Air Force in 1959 and 1960 from helium balloons in the...
- The Excelsior Diamond is a gem-quality diamond, and was the largest known diamond in the world from the time of its discovery in 1893 until 1905, when...