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Hang your jacket there.
Philip hung his hat on a hook behind the door.
She hung her bag over the chair.
The portrait will now be hung in the National Gallery.
He was hanged for murder in 1942.
A prisoner was found hanged in her cell.
After his wife left, he tried to hang himself.
This is the British English definition of hang. View American English definition of hang.
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