from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A shelter especially for housing or repairing aircraft.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A large garage-like structure where aircraft are kept.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a large building at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a large structure at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained
French, from Old French hangard, of Germanic origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French hangar ("shed, hangar"), from Middle French hanghart ("enclosure near a house"), from Frankish *haimgard (“fence around a group of houses”), from *haim (“home, village, hamlet”) + *gard (“yard”). More at home, yard. (Wiktionary)