French, literally "view, sight; aspect, appearance; vision" (see view (n.)).
Examples from the Web for vue
The café, Basso and Bregaillon, has a "vue splendide" (in the daytime), so the bill says.From Edinburgh to India & Burmah|William G. Burn Murdoch
At one time he resided in Manchester, and frequently visited the great pleasure-gardens known as Belle Vue in that city.'I Believe' and other essays|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
Monsieur le Marquis, are the prisoners secure here, or would you have them garde a vue.'The Chaplet of Pearls|Charlotte M. Yonge