Meaning of hyphenated

hy•phen•at•ed

Pronunciation: (hī'fu-nā"tid), [key]
— adj. Informal.
  1. of, pertaining to, or designating a person, group, or organization of mixed origin or identity: an Irish-American club and other hyphenated organizations.
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