The state motto of New York is "Excelsior," meaning "Ever Upward." The motto is inscribed on the Great Seal, state flag and Device of Arms, otherwise known as the coat of arms, of New York. More »

The New York State Senate defines "excelsior" as meaning "ever upward" or "still higher." The word comes from Latin, and it is often used by English speakers to express striving for excellence, or to connote that a produ... More » History Modern History US History

The New Mexico state motto is "Crescit eundo," a Latin phrase which translates as "It grows as it goes." New Mexico's statehood was granted in 1912, making it the 47th state. New Mexico is referred to as the Land of Ench... More »

New York is one of the 50 states located in the United States of America. It is situated in the Mid-Atlantic region of the eastern seaboard and is part of the geographical grouping of states called the Northeast. More »

New York is located in the United States of America, situated in the northeastern side of the country. The boundary length of New York is 2,301 kilometers. More »

New York cuisine is characterized by a wide variety of ethnic cuisines brought to the United States by different ethnic groups entering the country through New York. Popular foods that have originated in New York City in... More »

New York's physical features include mountains, lakes, rivers and coastal lowlands. The wide variation of features provides a wide range of habitats for native plants and animals. More »