- The definition of a hangar is a large area where aircrafts are repaired or stored.
A big building where an airplane is stored is an example of a hangar.
An airplane in a hangar.
hangar definition by Webster's New World
Origin: French a shed, probably ; from Frankish an unverified form haimgard or Middle Dutch an unverified form hamgaerd, enclosed area: see home and amp; yard
hangar definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: French, from Old French hangard, of Germanic origin; see tkei- in Indo-European roots.