Definition of hangar noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈhæŋə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhæŋər//
; BrE BrE//ˈhæŋɡə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhæŋɡər//
Buildings, Airports
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a large building in which aircraft are kept See related entries: Buildings, Airports Word Originlate 17th cent. (in the sense ‘shelter’): from French; probably from Germanic bases meaning ‘hamlet’ and ‘enclosure’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hangar