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[hang-er] /ˈhæŋ ər/

a shed or shelter.
any relatively wide structure used for housing airplanes or airships.
verb (used with or without object)
to keep (an aircraft) in a hangar:
She spent a fortune hangaring her plane.
a large workshop or building for storing and maintaining aircraft

1852, “shed for carriages,” from French hangar “shed,” probably from Middle French hanghart (14c.), perhaps an alteration of Middle Dutch *ham-gaerd “enclosure near a house” [Barnhart], or from Medieval Latin angarium “shed in which horses are shod” [Gamillscheg, Klein]. Sense of “covered shed for airplanes” first recorded in English 1902, from French use in that sense.


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