noun, plural ex·cel·len·cies.
Examples from the Web for excellency
Now the correspondents brazenly asked the president for permission to “dedicate it to your excellency.”How a Racist Newspaper Defeated Lincoln in New York in the 1864 Election|Harold Holzer|May 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Quite how a full-scale civil war can avoid being “politicized,” His Excellency failed to enlighten the chamber.The U.N. Session on Censuring Syria Brings Out the World’s Thugs|Andrew Roberts|August 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He looked at the title of the book; it was, His Excellency the Fool.
His Excellency the Governor and his advisors have thus shown their utter inability to understand the economic needs of the island.
I can assure your Excellency I will convince the American that his presence in the castle tonight is quite unnecessary.The Ghost Breaker|Paul Dickey
His Excellency bowed; the parvenu humbled himself lower than the earth; then they conversed for a moment.The Nabob, Volume 1 (of 2)|Alphonse Daudet
“There is the garden beneath the trees, Excellency,” said the Sheikh.In the Mahdi's Grasp|George Manville Fenn
British Dictionary definitions for excellency
noun plural -lencies or -lences
Word Origin and History for excellency
"high rank," c.1200, from Latin excellentia (see excellence); as a title of honor it dates from early 14c.